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golden silk spider with smal male golden silk spider with smal male. Nephila clavipes (Linnaeus) (Arachnida: Araneae: Tetragnathidae)  the golden silk spider, Nephila clavipes (Linnaeus), a large orange and brown spider with the feathery tufts on its legs is well know to most native southerners. It is particularly despised by hikers and hunters, as during late summer and fall the large golden webs of this species make a sticky trap for the unwary. However, as is typical with most spiders, there is little real danger from an encounter with the golden silk spider. The spider will bite only if held or pinched, and the bite itself will produce only localized pain with a slight redness, CloseUp,Daylight,Detail,Florida,Geotagged,Nephila,Nephila clavipes,Nephila clavipes (Linnaeus) (Arachnida: Araneae: Tetragnathidae),Spring,United States,golden silk spider,nature,photo by T.G,with male Click/tap to enlarge

golden silk spider with smal male

golden silk spider with smal male. Nephila clavipes (Linnaeus) (Arachnida: Araneae: Tetragnathidae) the golden silk spider, Nephila clavipes (Linnaeus), a large orange and brown spider with the feathery tufts on its legs is well know to most native southerners. It is particularly despised by hikers and hunters, as during late summer and fall the large golden webs of this species make a sticky trap for the unwary. However, as is typical with most spiders, there is little real danger from an encounter with the golden silk spider. The spider will bite only if held or pinched, and the bite itself will produce only localized pain with a slight redness,

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  1. Poor males, impressive size difference :) Posted 3 years ago

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''Trichonephila 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.

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Uploaded Jul 11, 2016. Captured Jun 12, 2016 11:53 in 3330 SW 130th Ave, Davie, FL 33027, USA.
  • NIKON D3200
  • f/6.3
  • 1/30s
  • ISO200
  • 55mm