Orb weaver spider

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This orb weaving spider is standing so that it appears to have only four legs.  Its cephalothorax is also covered in fine white hairs.  Seen on a beautifully foggy morning in Crystal Cove State Park, there are a few drops of dew on the spider itself and its web is covered in drops.   My best guess is that this is in genus _Argiope_.  I have a shot of this with better depth of field (all of the web's water droplets are in focus), if you would prefer that (but the background becomes distracting).
This orb weaving spider is standing so that it appears to have only four legs. Its cephalothorax is also covered in fine white hairs. Seen on a beautifully foggy morning in Crystal Cove State Park, there are a few drops of dew on the spider itself and its web is covered in drops. My best guess is that this is in genus _Argiope_. I have a shot of this with better depth of field (all of the web's water droplets are in focus), if you would prefer that (but the background becomes distracting).
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