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Golden silk orbweaver

Nephila clavipes


Female adult Golden Silk Orbweaver found dead in its web in a piney/cypress forest area of Lake Louisa State park.

1 Species ID Suggestions

GeoGerms 9 years ago
Golden silk orbweaver
Nephila clavipes Nephila clavipes

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Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 7 years ago


MrsPbio 9 years ago

Also called "banana spider" by locals here in FLDA, I believe.

harsuame 9 years ago
MaryFrancesPickett 9 years ago

Thanks! That's what we thought after a lot of Googling, but I'm knew at this so very glad that someone else agrees =)

GeoGerms 9 years ago

Looks like a adult female Golden silk orbweaver.

Florida, USA

Spotted on Dec 23, 2012
Submitted on Dec 23, 2012

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