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Argiope pulchella

Argiope pulchella

Description:

Argiope pulchella is a species of Orb Spider belonging to the family Araneidae. It ranges from India to China and can be found on Java. It builds a web with a zig-zag stabilimentum. This species has a pentagonal opisthosoma (abdomen). This big one is most likely a Female.

Habitat:

Loves forest areas. You gotta watch out that you don't run into their large webs

Notes:

Korea 2005

2 species ID suggestions

Ashish
Ashish 7 years ago
Zig-zag signature spider
Argiope pulchella Argiope pulchella

4 Comments

NicoleB
NicoleB 7 years ago

Cool :D!
I like these guys, even though they creeped me out a few times in Korea.
Taking detours off the forest paths, or even when you walk ON the paths, those guys are everywhere :)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 7 years ago

I can not forget Signature spider...who caused me to be here on Project Noah... :)

NicoleB
NicoleB 7 years ago

You are right, Ashish!
How did you find that fellow :D
I looked up and down the web :)
Thanks!

경상북도 (Gyeongsangbuk-do), Republic of Korea

Lat: 36.01, Long: 128.41

Spotted on Jun 18, 2005
Submitted on Aug 5, 2011

Spotted for mission

Reference

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