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Leucauge Argyrobapta


Leucauge (loo-kah-gee) is a spider genus of long-jawed orb weavers, with more than 170 species and fully pantropical distribution. The genus was first documented in Scottish zoologist Adam White's 1841 Description of new or little known Arachnida. Charles Darwin had suggested the name of the genus and collected the first specimen in May 1832, later named L. argyrobapta.

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6 Comments a week ago

Thanks Stephen

Stephen Wain
Stephen Wain a week ago

A Mabel Orchard Orb Weaver - really nice to see this. a week ago

Yes it is.. thanks!!

Unknown a week ago

This spider is Leucauge argyrobapta. a week ago

Thanks Stephen!..

Stephen Wain
Stephen Wain a week ago

Looks like an Orb Weaver?

Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

Lat: 6.24, Long: -75.49

Spotted on Jan 7, 2019
Submitted on Jan 7, 2019

Spotted for mission

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