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Golden Orb-web Spider

Nephila clavipes

Description:

Large spider with yellow and black on legs. End of body red, main abdomen black and white patterned.

Habitat:

I've seen this type of spider all around Georgia and Florida, between trees or large shrubs. They are more common in dense vegetation but I've seen them in flatwoods, hardwood forests and xeric sandhill habitat.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Machi
Machi 4 years ago


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3 Comments

Machi
Machi 4 years ago

You're welcome! They're pretty common in Florida, so the next time you come across one look at the web to see if you can spot a tiny male!

Heather39
Heather39 4 years ago

Machi - Thank you so much!

Heather39
Spotted by
Heather39

Florida, USA

Spotted on Jun 13, 2017
Submitted on Jun 24, 2017

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