Arachnids of North Carolina
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Neoscona arabesca - Arabesque orbweaver


Taxonomy
Order: ARANEAEInfraorder: AraneomorphaeFamily: Araneidae                                                                                 
Identification
Online Description/Photos: BugGuide, Google Images, iNaturalist, Wikipedia, GBIF
Distribution in North Carolina
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County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
Adult phenology:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: old field, grass bald, forest edge
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Photo Gallery for Neoscona arabesca - Arabesque orbweaver

Recorded by: Ken Kneidel
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
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Recorded by: Erich Hofmann
Craven Co.
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Recorded by: Erich Hofmann and Kayla Weinfurther
Columbus Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Pender Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman
Carteret Co.
Comment: FOMA
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
New Hanover Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Pender Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell
Granville Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger, P. Scharf
Caldwell Co.
Comment: GRMO
Recorded by: Donald ZEPP
Johnston Co.
Comment: In backyard web on bushes. In situ photos
Recorded by: Donald ZEPP
Johnston Co.
Comment: In backyard web on bushes. In situ photos
Recorded by: Donald ZEPP
Johnston Co.
Comment: In backyard web on bushes. In situ photos
Recorded by: Vin Stanton
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Polk Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn, Kyle Kittelberger
Hoke Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn, Kyle Kittelberger
Scotland Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: K. Bischof
Beaufort Co.
Comment: GOCR - Obs. in parking lot #2. @ -76.900477, 35.463991
Recorded by: Newman, Randy
Carteret Co.
Comment: THRO - Eastern boundary under powerlines
Recorded by: j.wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI
Recorded by: j.wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI - at 358 Millpond Rd.
Recorded by: j.wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI - Cypress Point Trail
Recorded by: j.wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI - on top of wand in family campground
Recorded by: j.wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI - on top of wand in family campground
Recorded by: E. Corey
Wake Co.
Comment: WIUM - Seen along trail on top of leaf, assuming female
Recorded by: j.wyche
Washington Co.
Comment: PETT - LOC: on the Longhouse in the "Home-life" section
Recorded by: J. Mickey
Wilkes Co.
Comment: STMO - Along old horse trail (closed section) at rock outcrop near Martins Low Gap. @ -81.025093, 36.372303
Recorded by: J. Mickey
Wilkes Co.
Comment: STMO - Along old horse trail (closed section) at rock outcrop near Martins Low Gap. @ -81.025093, 36.372303
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Surry Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
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Recorded by: Bo Sullivan
Gates Co.
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Recorded by: Bo Sullivan
Jones Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Stanly Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Cumberland Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Avery Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Watauga Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Watauga Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Watauga Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Avery Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Stanly Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
New Hanover Co.
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