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St Andrews Cross spider

argiope aetherea

Habitat:

Flowery garden.

Notes:

Poor little guy was missing a leg

2 Species ID Suggestions

Ashish
Ashish 9 years ago
Indian Signature Spider, South Asian Signature spider
Argiope anasuja Argiope anasuja
St Andrews Cross spider
argiope aetherea Argiope aetherea


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5 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Sentinels.

Nups
Nups 9 years ago

Was next to a gate, but also high bird traffic in the area. Found another one set up on the other side of the path.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

May be due to Human disturbance.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

She may lost her leg to a predatory bird...

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Oh no! Did a cat do it?

Nups
Spotted by
Nups

Cranbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 12, 2012
Submitted on Jan 12, 2012

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