Arabesque Orb Weaver (Neoscona arabesca)

In 2007, A Giant Spider Web began to form in an East Texas State Park. Several different types of spiders worked together This is one of them. I took this picture in the park where this phenomenon took place. It made world wide news. You can read more about it here:

An excerpt from the news:

If you hate creepy-crawlies, you might want to avoid Lake Tawakoni State Park, where a 200-yard stretch along a nature trail has been blanketed by a sprawling spider web that has engulfed seven large trees, dozens of bushes and even the weedy ground.
But if you hate mosquitoes, you might just love this bizarre web.
“At first, it was so white it looked like fairyland,” said park Superintendent Donna Garde. “Now it’s filled with so many mosquitoes that it’s turned a little brown.
“There are times you can literally hear the screech of millions of mosquitoes caught in those webs.” …

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