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Orb-weaver spider, Nephila clavipes Found over a stream. There were quite a few of them around, independently, but at times,  two or three smaller ones would share the same web, (males?). Geotagged,Golden silk orb-weaver,Nephila clavipes,Paraguay,Summer,araneids,spider Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Orb-weaver spider, Nephila clavipes

Found over a stream. There were quite a few of them around, independently, but at times, two or three smaller ones would share the same web, (males?).

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  1. Nice find! Yes, most probably it is Nephila clavipes. Posted 3 years ago
    1. Many thanks Jivko. Posted 3 years ago

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''Nephila clavipes'' is a species of golden orb-web spider. It lives in the warmer regions of the Americas. The large size and bright colours of the species make it distinctive. The female is much larger than the male.

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by Tito Lahaye
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By Tito Lahaye

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Uploaded Mar 7, 2016. Captured Mar 6, 2016 16:23 in Ruta Barrero - Piribebuy, Eusebio Ayala, Paraguay.
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