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Dew covered wasp spider - Vlasina lake, Serbia Argiope bruennichi Animal,Animalia,Arachnida,Araneae,Araneidae,Argiope bruennichi,Arthropoda,Europe,Geotagged,Nature,Orb-weaver,Serbia,Spiders,Summer,Vlasina lake,Wasp spider,Wildlife Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

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  1. Serbia, now there's a place we have few photos from. Well done! Posted 2 years ago
    1. Yes, I've noticed that we have only a couple of species from Serbia. I spent one day there, but managed to catch some nice species, some still to be identified. Shall upload them soon. Posted 2 years ago
      1. Thanks man :) Posted 2 years ago

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''Argiope bruennichi'', or the wasp spider, is a species of orb-web spider distributed throughout central Europe, Northern Europe, north Africa and parts of Asia. Like many other members of the genus ''Argiope'', , it shows striking yellow and black markings on its abdomen.

The spider builds a spiral orb web at dawn or dusk, commonly in long grass a little above ground level, taking it approximately an hour. The prominent zigzag shape called the ''stabilimentum'', or web decoration, featured.. more

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded Sep 7, 2016. Captured Sep 5, 2016 07:39 in 231, Vlasina Rid, Serbia.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/125s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm