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Nephila pilipes

Nephila pilipes jalorensis


Nephila pilipes is a species of golden orb-web spider. It is commonly found in primary and secondary forests and gardens. Females are large and grow to a body size of 30-50mm, with males growing to 5–6 mm.


the spider was found along the road side vegetations running through thick forests. the spider was really big (check pic2) and so was his webs.

1 species ID suggestions

Nephila pilipes
Nephila pilipes Nephila pilipes


ChimeTsetan 4 years ago

thank you ashish for the sub species id :)
Thank you Evina for the appreciation and thank you Annorion once again for the initial hint ;)

Evina Karasavva
Evina Karasavva 4 years ago

The comment of Annorion helped me too..
Of course, the shot is clear and well made!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 4 years ago

Actually this is Indian subspecie
Nephila pilipes jalorensis

ChimeTsetan 4 years ago

thank you Evina and thank you Annorion for the id. :) much appreciated.

annorion 4 years ago

Is a type of orb weaver. Genus is Nephila.

Hubballi, Goa, India

Lat: 14.97, Long: 75.04

Spotted on Nov 17, 2011
Submitted on Nov 17, 2011

Spotted for mission


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