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Golden orb weaver spider

Description:

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

Habitat:

Porch near pond and plants.

Notes:

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
rachely 6 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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