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Nephila pilipes

Nephila pilipes jalorensis

Description:

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.

Notes:

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

5 Comments

ChimeTsetan
ChimeTsetan 3 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 3 years ago

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

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 3 years ago

Actually this is Indian subspecie
Nephila pilipes jalorensis

ChimeTsetan
ChimeTsetan 3 years ago

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

annorion
annorion 3 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

Reference

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