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Hawaiian garden spider

Argiope appensa

Description:

Yellow-backed spider with striped legs found in the settlement area at Kalaupapa National Historical Park.

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Hawaiian garden spider
Argiope appensa Argiope appensa


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2 Comments

Simon Kingston
Simon Kingston 9 years ago

Hi mauna Kunzah,

Thanks for the ID. I'll update and also add to the Alien Species mission.

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 9 years ago

Simon Kingston, Argiope appensa was introduced to Hawaii from other Pacific islands. It would make a nice addition to the Alien Species mission: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1763... Thanks!

Simon Kingston
Spotted by
Simon Kingston

Hawaii, USA

Spotted on May 14, 2012
Submitted on Mar 29, 2013

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