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Spiders in Santa Barbara, CA [Dec. 19th, 2009|04:24 pm]
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[greeneyedsadie]
We have several of these spiders around our office building, and my friend about a mile away has one in his palm tree. They are brown with white stripes, with legs about the size of a silver dollar, and their bodies in this position look like the head of an alien.

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[User Picture]From: titania_le_fey
2009-12-20 01:26 am (UTC)

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That looks like a white cross orb weaver to me. http://bugguide.net/node/view/3376
[User Picture]From: greeneyedsadie
2009-12-20 01:31 am (UTC)

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That's it, thanks!
[User Picture]From: titania_le_fey
2009-12-20 01:32 am (UTC)

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I have them all around my garden.