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Family: Araneidae

Group: Terrestrial Invertebrate, Species

Scientific NameCommon NameSummary
Araneus saevus
Araneus trifoliumShamrock Orbweaver
Araniella displicataSix-spotted Orb Weaver
Cyclosa conica
Larinioides patagiatus
Parazygiella dispar
Zygiella x-notataSilver-sided Sector SpiderReported from Sitka (Harriman Expedition). Apparently very similar in appearance to Parazygiella dispar. Note on bugguide (see link below) indicates this species has been introduced in North America, also that it is more likely to live on buildings/structures, while Parazygiella dispar would be on trees and such.