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What kind of spider is shaped like a tunnel web spider and has a yellow body with black zig zag lines on the back and has orange and black legs and is in northeast US?

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10/10/2007

Its the Yellow Garden Spider, or Argiope Aurantia. Harmless to humans, when it bites it leaves an sore and itchy bump. link...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argiope_aurantia