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Golden silk orb-weaver

Nephila pilipes

Description:

Giant Spider found in Lower Himalayan Forest

Habitat:

Lower Himalayan Forest

1 Species ID Suggestions

golden silk orb-weavers
Nephila clavipes


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4 Comments

Bunan
Bunan 10 years ago

Yes...Changing the name

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

@Courtney its ventral view of spider
@Dwaipayan its Golden silk orb-weaver
Please refer following link...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nephila_pil...

Bunan
Bunan 10 years ago

Yes, it's Golden orb weaver spider.....I got it in India. My total trekking route was full of this spiders...

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 10 years ago

very similar to this spot: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/632...

Bunan
Spotted by
Bunan

Siliguri, West Bengal, India

Spotted on Jul 10, 2009
Submitted on Apr 2, 2011

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