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Golden Orbweaver or Banana Spider

Nephila

Description:

Very elongated spider, multicoloured with yellow, red and black patterns. These spiders are noted for the golden hue of the silk they weave, as demonstrated in the fifth picture. They are reasonably large, this one was about 2 inches without the legs.

Habitat:

Sub tropical rain forest.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago
Golden Orb-web Spider
Nephila clavipes Nephila clavipes


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2 Comments

RobinGraves
RobinGraves 6 years ago

Thank you very much :)

triggsturner
triggsturner 6 years ago

Nice images Robin. I esp like the 4th one. Thanks for sharing them.
Robert

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RobinGraves

Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Mexico

Spotted on Feb 25, 2015
Submitted on Apr 2, 2015

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