Colorful spider

Asked December 4, 2015, 10:10 PM EST

He was pretty big with a black & yellow body& legs & red " fur " on his shoulders .

Howard County Maryland

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The spider looks like a marbled orb weaver. This spider is in the genus Araneus with over 1500 species. This spider is not poisonous.

Sooooo happy not poisoness because I almost touched the lock before looking ! Thought she was beautiful with her " red feather boa " around her shoulders !