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Zipper Spider

Argiope aurantia

Description:

Total length (with legs): 40-45 mm.

I watched this beautiful, black and yellow spider wrap up a snack in her web this morning. The web had a stabilimentum (reinforced area), which looks like a vertical zigzag band near the middle of the web.

Habitat:

Habitat: Suspended between plants on the edge of a pond in a mixed forest.


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Connecticut, USA

Lat: 41.56, Long: -73.22

Spotted on Sep 15, 2018
Submitted on Sep 25, 2018

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