Both sides of the spiny orb weaver are interesting. A shot lit by flash (not shown here), shows the dark side is actually covered in silk.

Spiny orb weaver
TWO SIDED — Front and back shots of the same spiny orb weaver hanging ’round the Ouachitas.

5 thoughts on “On the flip side

    1. Wish I could’ve gotten a little better picture of him. His web was being pushed around by a little breeze. He is a fascinating looking fellow. Some people call them “star spiders.”

  1. That is fascinating. I love these photos you post, as I get glimpses into a world I don’t see.

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