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Golden Web Spider

genus Nephila


Also known as Golden silk orb-weaver. The genus Nephila is known for the impressive webs they spin. The webs of most Nephila spiders are complex, with a fine-meshed orb suspended in a maze of non-sticky barrier webs. As with many weavers of sticky spirals, the orb is renewed regularly if not daily, apparently because the stickiness of the orb declines with ageThe

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Golden Orb Weaving Spider

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1 Comment

Seema Swami
Seema Swami 7 years ago

Is that male spider on the back of female spider ?

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Perlis, Malaysia

Spotted on Nov 2, 2009
Submitted on May 4, 2011

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