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Is this a Joro spider? Deciphering between Georgia’s yellow creepy-crawlies
Joro spider
The invasive Joro spider may look similar to native yellow arachnid species, but there are a few distinctive traits that help it stand out like its yellow-hued multi-layered webs. - photo by Kelsey Podo
Before you squash a Joro spider, you might want to take a closer look. The large yellow arachnid meeting its doom might not be the invasive species popping up across Northeast Georgia, but a native spider of similar size and color.