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Letter: a writing spider or garden spider

James Roberts writes:
This spider is known around these parts as a writing spider or garden spider. The scientific name would be Aranea Lobato. They come in different color schemes.

They are very helpful especially around gardens. They eat common pests like mosquitoes and wasps. They are harmless unless they are threatened in their webs. They will also sway back and forth on their web if they feel threatened such as getting to close to them. You also know that when you see them as large adults that fall is close.
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