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Writing spider; black and yellow garden spider

Argiope aurantia

Description:

Common in upstate SC

Notes:

Breeding colony of 5 females, 1 male that emerged from egg sacs laid by a single female last autumn. Insects are plentiful this summer in upstate SC, so there is no competition for food or territory.


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EllenGraben
Spotted by
EllenGraben

South Carolina, USA

Lat: 34.70, Long: -82.81

Spotted on Aug 4, 2016
Submitted on Aug 15, 2016

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