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Most brilliantly colored spider I've seen. Photographing it without disturbing its web was quite a task!
Thanks Karen. It is definitely an orchard spider. I am sure it is of the Venusta Orchard Weaver type. (http://www.spiderzrule.com/venusta.htm). It is probable that this one is Leucauge celebesiana, but most pictures of the Leucauge celebesiana show orange markings, which are not there on this one.
Look up orchard spiders. There is a similar spider in the Americas Leucauge venusta and I found reference to one in INdia so I'm sure you will find ithttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Black-str...
Spotted on Aug 3, 2011 Submitted on Dec 3, 2011