They are harmless but can be a nuisance when their webs are built in places inconvenient for humans. Their webs can be found in fields, on fences, around homes and in other locations.
- Marked with yellow, black, orange or silver
- Female body is more than 1 inch long with much longer legs
- A males body is often less than ¼ inch
- Also known as:
- the black and yellow garden spider
- The writing spider