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Argiope lobata

Argiope lobata


The male of this species is small (body length 6 mm) but the female is large and spectacular at up to 25 mm in length. The silver abdomen is marked with black and red spots and carries deep furrows and distinctive lobes around the edge.


Argiope lobata is a species of spider belonging to the family Araneidae. It has a wide distribution encompassing the whole of Africa and stretching to southern Europe and into Asia.

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IriniKourzaki 6 years ago

Thanks Despina, I will be happy to join the mission in fact I've already done so! I will be checking the other missions too as soon I get some free time!

Hello Irini, and welcome to the project Noah...There are several Greek missions in Project Noah, and there is a Greek Spider mission too, where you can add this wonderful argiope spider. Thank you in advance
Αγαπητή Ειρήνη, καλωσήλθες στο Πρόγραμμα Noah. Έχουμε ανοίξει αρκετές Ελληνικές αποστολές, και υπάρχει και μια αποστολή για τις Ελληνικές αράχνες, στην οποία θα μπορούσες να προσθέσεις την όμορφη αργιόπη σου. Σ' ευχαριστώ εκ των προτέρων :)

LuisStevens 6 years ago


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Δήμος Τριφυλίας, Περιφέρεια Πελοποννήσου, Greece

Spotted on Sep 20, 2012
Submitted on Sep 20, 2014

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