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Yellow garden spider, female.

Argiope aurantia

Description:

A very attractive spider. Wikipedia claims this species gets to be "0.75 - 1.1". This lady measured a leg span of 2.5", and body length of approx .88". (She did not appreciate me measuring her, as she began to bounce her web wildly front to back like a swing! )

Habitat:

Garden, Ranger Station, Silver Springs State Park.


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Florida, USA

Lat: 29.20, Long: -82.05

Spotted on Aug 25, 2016
Submitted on Aug 26, 2016

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