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orb web spider

Argiope

Description:

Large spider, about 30mm in total (including legs), brown abdomen with white stripes and white dots at sides.

Habitat:

Spotted during a raining morning walk at Kebun Raya Cibodas, a 80ha area above 1.400 metres high, mix of botanical park with big trees & palms and surrounded by rainforest at the foot of Gene volcano, Java - Indonesia. Argiope family is distributed throughout the world. Most countries in tropical or temperate climates host one or more species that are similar in appearance.


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2 Comments

JordiPrats
JordiPrats 2 years ago

Thanks Felix

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 2 years ago

Never seen one like this. Great Spotting!

Jawa Barat, Indonesia

Lat: -6.74, Long: 107.01

Spotted on Jan 27, 2017
Submitted on Feb 1, 2017

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