''Nephila pilipes'' is a species of golden orb-web spider. It can be found in Japan, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Taiwan, Singapore, Myanmar, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Philippines, Sri Lanka, India, and Papua New Guinea. It is commonly found in primary and secondary forests and gardens. Females are large and grow to a body size of 30–50 mm , with males growing to 5–6 mm. It is one of the biggest spiders in the world.
The ''Nephila pilipes web is vertical with a fine irregular mesh.. more