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Signature Spider

Argiope anasuja

Description:

when threatened it brings its limbs together to join with the web to appear bigger

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago
Indian Signature Spider
Argiope anasuja Indian signature spider | Project Noah


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3 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago

Here is another one from your area:
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/343...

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago

The problem with all these Argiope (4 or 5 species found in India), that they all look very similar, all are variable in colors and marking and many of the IDs you will find are not correct or not trustable.

In your case I am pretty sure it is Argiope anasuja.
http://www.indianaturewatch.net/displayi...
http://www.eol.org/pages/1194662/overvie...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argiope_an...
https://asinghspeak.wordpress.com/tag/ar...

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago

This is an Argiope sp.

Sunakothi, मध्यमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र, Nepal

Spotted on Aug 15, 2015
Submitted on Aug 15, 2015

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