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Golden Orb Weaver Spider

Nephila clavipes

Description:

Large, brightly colored arachnids named for their golden-silked webs. Note that they like to make their webs at face level.

Notes:

These guys are all over the place! Also Commonly (but incorrectly) called "banana spiders", which is actually a kind of tarantula.

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Onthetrailto
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Onthetrailto

Davie, Florida, USA

Spotted on Jan 25, 2012
Submitted on Jul 6, 2012

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