Can you please help me identify this spider?

Asked September 9, 2019, 5:53 PM EDT

It is located in Accokeek, MD. Thanks for helping me.

Prince George's County Maryland

1 Response

This looks like Micrathena sagittata, Arrow shaped Micrathena. This is a type of orbweaver. The spider is beneficial and not poisonous. Here are photos https://www.uky.edu/Ag/CritterFiles/casefile/spiders/orbweavers/orb.htm#micrathena
Md Biodiversity https://www.marylandbiodiversity.com/viewSpecies.php?species=6530

Marian