A global community of nature enthusiasts photographing and learning about wildlife
Project Noah Nature School
Kim, I think this is an Argiope aurantia with a more slender abdomen:http://bugguide.net/node/view/6613
Jeff I agree with your first suggestion Nephila
OK. I took another look at the photos, and agree.
I agree with Joan, this is Argiope aurantia.
The shape of the abdomen suggest Nephila to me.
Spotted on Jul 17, 2013 Submitted on Jul 17, 2013
Join the Project Noah Team