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Writing Spider. In North America, Argiope aurantia is commonly known as the black and yellow garden spider, zipper spider, corn spider, and writing spider, because of the similarity of the web to writing. Research - DdO:) - http://www.pinterest.com/DianaDeeOsborne/tiny-miracles/ - Like almost all other spiders, Argiope are harmless to humans. They eat insects up to twice their size. They might bite if grabbed, but do not attack & venom is not serious for humans.

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Michael Sowa - Would love to plant our big spider above their heads this Halloween but not sure they would recover! :)

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The Brown Recluse - The most unique feature of the Brown Recluse is the 3 pairs of eyes, which are very uncommon among spiders. Brown Recluse spiders will not bite unless they are forced to. Their bites can cause death, or other serious symptoms.

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Brown Recluse Spiders May Invade Northern U.S. as Planet Warms

Venomous brown recluses exist within a smaller range than many realize, and their existence may be threatened by climate change.

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Brown Recluse Spider - Facts, Bite, Pictures & Habitat