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Silver Orb Weaver

Argiope argentata

Description:

An inch long, has black bands on its yellow legs. Its abdomen is mostly yellow, with the posterior portion yellow with two rows of three white spots. Its cephalothorax is silver.

Habitat:

Urban

Notes:

This spider occurs from the southern United States down into Argentina.

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San José, San José, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.93, Long: -84.08

Spotted on Jan 20, 2011
Submitted on Apr 29, 2011

Spotted for mission

Reference

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