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Spider  Argiope bruennichi,Wasp spider Click/tap to enlarge

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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 Stuart Nathaniel
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Uploaded Jul 1, 2018. Captured Sep 7, 2016 16:31.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/8.0
  • 1/80s
  • ISO200
  • 90mm