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Black And White Spider With Spikes On Its Back, What Kind Of Spider Is It?

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Yep It s a Jewel Spider- Austracantha minax. A male one is black and tan and have less than 6 spikes. The females are more colorful yellow and black and have 6 spikes. 

My neighbor had a male one in a web with 4 spikes. Creepy yet harmless according to web, no pun intended.

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Jewel Spider is my guess. They are usually in tropical or sub
tropical places (Australia) but, go figure, I just found one in my carport in north Mississippi.
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My guess is the micrathena gracilis also know as the spined micrathena. You can go to spiders
of north america to check out a picture of it to be sure.

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