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Orb-weaving Spider

Argiope savignyi

Description:

An orb-web spider, looks like an Araneidae of the genus Argiope

Habitat:

Mangrove swamp in the Cahuita National Park, Costa Rica

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago
Orb-weaving Spider
Argiope savignyi Argiope savignyi


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5 Comments

d_imbernon
d_imbernon 9 years ago

Bayucca, thank you very much for the ID

Simsmama
Simsmama 9 years ago

I am so glad I have never seen anything like that in person! I have a ridiculous fear of spiders! (but if I did see it I still would have taken a picture of this fascinating creature)

Uday
Uday 9 years ago

what a signature!

RyanWarner
RyanWarner 9 years ago

There is this mission. Not as specific as you suggested, but it's a nice one to browse.

http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8082...

RyanWarner
RyanWarner 9 years ago

Wow! awesome photograph!

d_imbernon
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Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on May 5, 2006
Submitted on Jul 31, 2012

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