The Banded Garden Spider is a large and welcome late Summer addition to your yard.  Some contend this is the spider in the children’s book “Charlotte’s Web” by E. B. White.Banded Garden Spider (bottom)

Bottom.Banded Garden Spider (bottom)

Top.Banded Garden Spider (Top)

Can you count them?  Eight eyes.Banded Garden Spider

I’m not sure, but I suspect these are baby Garden Spiders.  I probably should have kept and raised some to be sure.  But alas. . .Baby Spiders (Banded?)

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