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Golden Silk Orb Weaver

Description:

Slightly larger than it seems in the pic, yellow and orange designs on its body.

Habitat:

My front porch

Notes:

Had a huge web. I had trouble getting close enough for this picture cuz I didn't want spider webs all over me.


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3 Comments

Larnise
Larnise 6 years ago

Thanks guys!

Golden silk orb weaver (Nephila cf clavipes) female
Family Nephilidae

kizzay
kizzay 6 years ago

Growing up in South Florida, we always called these "banana spiders". I believe they're actually called Golden Silk Orb Weavers: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_sil...

Larnise
Spotted by
Larnise

Florida, USA

Lat: 29.43, Long: -81.22

Spotted on Aug 7, 2013
Submitted on Aug 7, 2013

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