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Argiope appensa

Argiope appensa


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Ava T-B 6 years ago

Please consider adding this spotting to the Animal Architecture mission at

chassytesoro 8 years ago

thank you very much Atul

Atul 8 years ago

Stunning pics chassy !
welcome to project noah!

chassytesoro 8 years ago

Thanks Karen

KarenL 8 years ago

Lovely series Chassy!
Welcome to the Community!

chassytesoro 8 years ago

@bayucca.. thanks it really helped a lot!

I was also thanking Tanya Guiler for her compliment on the photo to which I might have included on a single post. My apologies. Thanks for your compliment now.

I try my best to take a better photo since I love photography too.. That is a nice read. Thanks for the help.

bayucca 8 years ago

I did not make a compliment yet on the photo, but I do it now! That's actually a very beautiful picture! I love the great body sharpness and perspective in #1. The second shot is very helpful for ID. The architecture you talked about is a so called stabilimentum. Look at the link, there are some interesting infos about this natural wonder:

chassytesoro 8 years ago

thanks for the was good to know what kind of spider it was :) thanks also for the compliment on the photo..

bayucca 8 years ago

Definitely Argiope sp., I think it might be Appensa. Some of them show reddish legs some grayish ones. It is also known as an introduced species in Hawaii (Hawaii garden spider).

TanyaGuiler 8 years ago

Beautiful photo!

chassytesoro 8 years ago

it made a special design on it's web. Spotted this at their old cemetery in Siquijor but then after going around the island I spotted more of these type of spider--I guess it's endemic to the island?

harsuame 8 years ago

Grandiosa araña esa corona espectacular

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Siquijor, Philippines

Spotted on Feb 20, 2012
Submitted on Mar 16, 2012

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