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Argiope, India  Argiope anasuja,Geotagged,India,Signature Spider,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Most likely a tree orb weaver spider. Geo tagged. Help in identification would be appreciated! Posted 11 months ago
    1. This is some species of Argiope. Some of them are similar and here half of the abdomen is missing so it cannot be identified further. Posted 11 months ago
    2. Signature Spider
      Posted 11 months ago
      1. Yes, it looks the same. The problem is that Argiope pulchella is very similar and I am not 100% sure which one is which. Posted 11 months ago

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Argiope anasuja or Signature Spider is a species of Orb spider found in Asia ranging from Pakistan to the Maldives. Like other species of the same genus, it builds a web with a zig-zag stabilimentum. The mature female of ''A. anasuja'' always rests at the centre of the orb with her head facing downwards. The orb has an opening at the centre and when disturbed she goes through the hole and exits on the other side of the plane of the web.

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Aug 9, 2017. Captured Jun 4, 2017 08:03 in Kaikondrahalli Lake Trail, Valliyamma Layout, Harlur, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560103, India.
  • Canon EOS 600D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 180mm