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Golden Orb Weavers Female and Male Another angle of our amorous pair. Adelaide,Golden Orb Weaver,Nephila edulis,Pentax67,South Australia Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Golden Orb Weavers Female and Male

Another angle of our amorous pair.

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''Nephila edulis'' is a species of large spider of the Nephilidae family. It is referred to the common name edible golden silk spider or golden silk orb-weaver. They are commonly found in Australia, where it is found in both tropical and temperate regions, and in parts of New Guinea and New Caledonia.

It has a large body size variability, females can reach a body length of up to 40 millimetres, males about 7 mm. The cephalothorax is black with a white pattern on the back, and a.. more

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by betsuin
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Uploaded Feb 11, 2017. Captured Feb 11, 2017 13:07.
  • Canon EOS Kiss X5
  • f/inf
  • 1/512s
  • ISO200
  • 50mm