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In the pink A beautiful Argiope aurantia female that had made her home in the garden of the property where I was staying....she really was &#039;in the pink&#039; in regard being a healthy specimen, but also the house wall behind provided a very pretty pink backdrop for some photographs. <br />
Focus on her beautiful abdomen, but a little detail lost on the legs due to deep depth of field.<br />
20 mm body length Araneidae,Argiope aurantia,Geotagged,Macro,Spider,Summer,United States,Yellow Garden Spider,arachnid,invertebrate,pennsylvania Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

In the pink

A beautiful Argiope aurantia female that had made her home in the garden of the property where I was staying....she really was 'in the pink' in regard being a healthy specimen, but also the house wall behind provided a very pretty pink backdrop for some photographs.
Focus on her beautiful abdomen, but a little detail lost on the legs due to deep depth of field.
20 mm body length

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  1. Also cool to see the stabilimentum from the side for once. Posted 7 days 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

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Oct 10, 2018. Captured Sep 19, 2015 13:44 in 31 Evans St, Uniontown, PA 15401, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/166s
  • ISO160
  • 100mm