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Signature Spider

Argiope anasuja

Description:

Garden spider with yellow and brown markings. Possibly a St. Andrews Cross spider.

Habitat:

Garden area

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago
Signature Spider
Argiope anasuja Argiope anasuja


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3 Comments

KamaNajeeb
KamaNajeeb 7 years ago

Thanks. Not very familiar with how this works.

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Araneidae, Argiopinae, Argiope sp.. Definitely an Argiope sp. and in my eyes this looks like Argiope anasuja, which is to my knowledge the only Argiope found on the Maldives. Obviously is is also quite variable, so, please, you need to verify yourself!
http://notestomyself.wordpress.com/tag/s...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rdeez/20508...
http://www.indianaturewatch.net/displayi...
Argiope appensa looks for me different:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argiope_app...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rebel_shoot...

Badjelly
Spotted by
Badjelly

Male, Maldives

Spotted on Jun 26, 2013
Submitted on Jun 26, 2013

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