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Argiope appensa

Argiope appensa


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Ava T-B 8 years ago

Please consider adding this spotting to the Animal Architecture mission at

chassytesoro 10 years ago

thank you very much Atul

Atul 10 years ago

Stunning pics chassy !
welcome to project noah!

chassytesoro 10 years ago

Thanks Karen

KarenL 10 years ago

Lovely series Chassy!
Welcome to the Community!

chassytesoro 10 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 10 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 10 years ago

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

bayucca 10 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 10 years ago

Beautiful photo!

chassytesoro 10 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 10 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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