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Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia) I thought our new &quot;family member&quot; on the front porch had surely reached her expiration as she disappeared yesterday morning without a trace. However, I woke up to the sight of this today! Congratulations to the new Mama! :D<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66857/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html" title="Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia)"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3231/66857_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1571270410&Signature=xwaiY9nuLAKqr1SD2ulAC483Guo%3D" width="102" height="152" alt="Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia) I thought our new &quot;family member&quot; on the front porch had surely reached her expiration as she disappeared yesterday morning without a trace. However, I woke up to the sight of this today! Congratulations to the new Mama! :D<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66858/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66859/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html<br />
Pictures of her when she was gravid: https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66784/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66302/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html Argiope aurantia,Fall,Geotagged,United States,Yellow Garden Spider" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66858/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html" title="Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia)"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3231/66858_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1571270410&Signature=Z7zvvX4IdKgWeKgpjjW1FtWpz4U%3D" width="200" height="134" alt="Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia) I thought our new &quot;family member&quot; on the front porch had surely reached her expiration as she disappeared yesterday morning without a trace. However, I woke up to the sight of this today! Congratulations to the new Mama! :D<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66857/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66859/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html<br />
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Pictures of her when she was gravid: https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66784/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66302/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html Argiope aurantia,Fall,Geotagged,United States,Yellow Garden Spider" /></a></figure><br />
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Pictures of her when she was gravid: <figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66784/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html" title="Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia)"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3231/66784_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1571270410&Signature=YQfVECM5h0SvxbHGrm%2BR4yMicPA%3D" width="102" height="152" alt="Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia) On a web on a front porch in a residential area.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66785/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html<br />
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See this lovely lady a few weeks ago. She has gotten much fatter since then!<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66302/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html<br />
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 Argiope aurantia,Geotagged,Summer,United States,Yellow Garden Spider" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66302/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html" title="Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia)"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3231/66302_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1571270410&Signature=BqUsQT75kjagCK204eP62g%2FS5kE%3D" width="102" height="152" alt="Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia) This beauty is currently spinning a web on my front porch (right beside my front door)!<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66303/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html Argiope aurantia,Geotagged,Summer,United States,Yellow Garden Spider" /></a></figure> Argiope aurantia,Fall,Geotagged,United States,Yellow Garden Spider Click/tap to enlarge

Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia)

I thought our new "family member" on the front porch had surely reached her expiration as she disappeared yesterday morning without a trace. However, I woke up to the sight of this today! Congratulations to the new Mama! :D

Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia) I thought our new "family member" on the front porch had surely reached her expiration as she disappeared yesterday morning without a trace. However, I woke up to the sight of this today! Congratulations to the new Mama! :D<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66858/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66859/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html<br />
Pictures of her when she was gravid: https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66784/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66302/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html Argiope aurantia,Fall,Geotagged,United States,Yellow Garden Spider

Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia) I thought our new "family member" on the front porch had surely reached her expiration as she disappeared yesterday morning without a trace. However, I woke up to the sight of this today! Congratulations to the new Mama! :D<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66857/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66859/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html<br />
<br />
Pictures of her when she was gravid: https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66784/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66302/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html Argiope aurantia,Fall,Geotagged,United States,Yellow Garden Spider


Pictures of her when she was gravid:
Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia) On a web on a front porch in a residential area.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66785/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html<br />
<br />
See this lovely lady a few weeks ago. She has gotten much fatter since then!<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66302/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html<br />
<br />
 Argiope aurantia,Geotagged,Summer,United States,Yellow Garden Spider

Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia) This beauty is currently spinning a web on my front porch (right beside my front door)!<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66303/yellow_garden_spider_argiope_aurantia.html Argiope aurantia,Geotagged,Summer,United States,Yellow Garden Spider

    comments (7)

  1. Becky's Back! Posted 11 months ago
    1. Well, I think you have officially named her. :P Christine and I were JUST talking about her needing a name! :D Posted 11 months ago
      1. I know :)
        I hope you don't feel obliged to accept the name just because I said it, I was just being silly. I call any female animal Becky :)
        Posted 11 months ago
        1. I think it is a cute name! :D Short for Rebecca maybe? :D Posted 11 months ago
  2. Awww! Congratulations to Becky! I hope her spiderlings aren't unruly ;) Posted 11 months ago
    1. Would these photos improve your egg list? Posted 7 months ago
      1. Yes, thanks! Posted 7 months ago

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The spider species ''Argiope aurantia'' is commonly known as the yellow garden spider, black and yellow garden spider, golden garden spider, writing spider, or corn spider. It is common to the contiguous United States, Hawaii, southern Canada, Mexico, and Central America. They have distinctive yellow and black markings on their abdomens and a mostly white cephalothorax. The etymology of its name means "gilded silver-face". Males range from 5–9 mm females from 19–28 mm . These spiders may bite.. more

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Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Sep 26, 2018. Captured Sep 26, 2018 04:31 in 110 Earl St, Plainville, GA 30733, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/2.8
  • 1/60s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm