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Very colourful spider found hanging in a web, approx. 1.5cm across.
No worries Thalita.
WOW, I'm amazed. That is spectacular!
Hi Vinny, can I post your picture on my blog on a post about orb spiders? With your credit and a direct link to this address, of curse
Great spotting Vinny,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing
Love the spiny orb weavers. Never imagined one this gorgeous!
Congrats! Amazing! I think your second photo is my favourite because it shows more of the pattern with a better angle but they are both great.
Congratulations on SOTD Vinny!
Cheers ark, things sure are a lot more colourful up north :)
Congrats Vinny. Extraordinary spider!
Thanks guys, glad people appreciate the colourful little guy:)
Congrats Vinny, this colorful orbweaver is our Spotting of the Day!Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/projectnoah/pho...Twitter: https://twitter.com/projectnoah/status/6...
Thanks for comments everyone, apparently it is only the females that are colourful like this and the males are a rather bland brown colour!
it looks awesome, cool find!
What a stunning creature!
Wonderful spotting Vinny.... What a colorful spider!!!
Wonderfully colourful - so not Victorian ! Lovely spotting,Vinny.
Wow! Amazing shots Vinny. That is a beautiful spider :)
Thanks for the I.D bayucca, really happy to have a name for this one!
Gasteracantha westringi. Wonderful one!!https://www.flickr.com/photos/centralaus...http://ednieuw.home.xs4all.nl/australian...https://www.flickr.com/photos/centralaus...https://www.flickr.com/photos/centralaus...
What an awesome looking spider!
Lat: -12.58, Long: 131.30
Spotted on Sep 21, 2015 Submitted on Oct 5, 2015
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