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Orb Weaver

Argiope savignyi

Notes:

There's an orb weaver spider with a white back in the middle of the white X in the web.

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10 Comments

Tom15
Tom15 9 years ago

Ava, it's added to the animal architecture mission. I forgot about that one.

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

Please consider adding this spotting to the Animal Architecture mission at http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8082...

Tom15
Tom15 9 years ago

Good point Ashley:-)

AshleyT
AshleyT 9 years ago

Very cool! All spiders need to make an X like that, then I might stop running into their webs and accidentally destroying them!

Tom15
Tom15 9 years ago

Thanks RiekoS and Lauren. In this case X marks the spot not to go if you're a bird or bat:-)

RiekoS
RiekoS 9 years ago

Beautiful shot.

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 9 years ago

Very time consuming X that it made, but worth his time, since it shows so well. No bird or bat will fly into that!

Tom15
Tom15 9 years ago

Thanks for the help Burnuhwill and Sckel. After doing a little searching on the net, I came up with a good match for Argiope savignyi on these 2 sites.
http://test.whatsthatbug.com/2012/09/08/...
http://minibeastwildlife.blogspot.com/20...

Burnuhwill
Burnuhwill 9 years ago

definitely an Argiope. possibly A. catenulata

Tom15
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Guyana

Spotted on Mar 12, 2012
Submitted on Mar 22, 2013

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