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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 Aug 14, 2017. Captured Aug 7, 2017 08:21 in Unnamed Road, 5065 Emen, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/9.0
  • 1/160s
  • ISO500
  • 100mm