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Argiope Spider

Argiope modesta


This one is native creature of Java island, Indonesia


Vocanic Riparian


1,5 cm, head to tail.

1 Species ID Suggestions

St Andrews Cross
Argiope modesta St Andrews Cross from Flickr: EOL Images

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Thanks for that. Also shows very good visual matches and found on Java.

folicallychalled 6 years ago

EOL is a reliable source and their image matches this specimen precisely.

No idea how you arrived at pulchella, as even in your reference the image does not match. These are good images, but for them to be of any use to other members, the identification needs to be accurate.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

A formal suggestion Dave? :)

folicallychalled 8 years ago

This looks more like argiope modesta to me.


iGo Sugiarto
iGo Sugiarto 8 years ago


AnnvanWijgerden 8 years ago


Great looking spider.

JillBlack 8 years ago

Wow great series

iGo Sugiarto
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Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Spotted on Nov 13, 2012
Submitted on Nov 13, 2012

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