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Golden orb weaver spider


2.5 inches total length including legs. Body yellow and black, legs orange near body, black toward tips


Porch near pond and plants.


Her small brown mate has been on web for about ten days. Expect mating soon

1 species ID suggestions

Black and yellow garden spider
Argiope aurantia Argiope aurantia

1 Comment

rachely 7 years ago

My lord, sent a shiver down my spine. Yuck

Austin, Texas, USA

Lat: 30.35, Long: -97.70

Spotted on Oct 24, 2010
Submitted on Oct 24, 2010

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