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Golden orbweaver (Nephila pilipes) huge isn't it?? Fall,Geotagged,India,Nephila pilipes Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Golden orbweaver (Nephila pilipes)

huge isn't it??

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  1. Enormous! Can you confirm this is the Madagascar Golden Orb-weaver? If so, a friendly suggestion to use the "identify species" button. Sorry to keep whining about it, but species identification is very important in JungleDragon :) Posted 3 years ago
    1. yeah, I am trying to remove the tag, it aint going. this isnt the madagascar golden orb. its indian. Posted 3 years ago
      1. Thanks for the identification of this amazing spider. Added to this list:


        Posted 3 years ago, modified 3 years ago

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''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

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by Shubham Rathore
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By Shubham Rathore

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Uploaded Nov 4, 2013. Captured Oct 5, 2013 08:30 in 192, CST Rd, Friends Colony, Hallow Pul, Kurla, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400070, India.
  • Canon EOS 1100D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/332s
  • ISO800
  • 55mm