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Zipper Spider or Writing Spider

Argiope

Description:

The genus Argiope includes rather large spiders that often have a strikingly coloured abdomen. These spiders are distributed throughout the world. Most countries in tropical or temperate climates host one or more species that are similar in appearance. The etymology of the name is from a Greek name meaning "silver-faced".

Habitat:

In my garden.

Notes:

2nd photo shows his underside.

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SarahWhitt
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SarahWhitt

Ohio, USA

Spotted on Aug 13, 2017
Submitted on Aug 13, 2017

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