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Writing spider

Argiope sp

Description:

half green half black abdomen, possibly a new species

Habitat:

tropical rainforest

Notes:

Cool spider spotted in Tawau hills park.

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7 Comments

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks bayucca, Chun, Paul, Alan and dotun. Sorry Ava, I've exceeded my mission allowance.

dotun55
dotun55 6 years ago

Writing spider (Argiope sp.)

AlanThornhill
AlanThornhill 6 years ago

The same or similar species is pictures here-
http://jungle-asia.com/photo.php?iid=846...
Doesn't help with identification though.

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 6 years ago

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

Paul Davis
Paul Davis 6 years ago

Cracking find and image ,no help with ID ,I'm afraid .

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 6 years ago

It is most likely to be a new species of Argiope spider.

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago

Looks like an Argiope sp.???

dandoucette
Spotted by
dandoucette

Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia

Lat: 4.43, Long: 117.95

Spotted on Jan 24, 2014
Submitted on Apr 3, 2014

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