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Argiope protensa Female, body length 5 mm, lateral view. The long, pointed abdomen is distinctive in this Argiope species.  Araneae,Araneidae,Argiope,Argiope protensa,Argiope syrmatica,Australia,Geotagged,Longtailed orb-weaving spider,Macro,Spider,Spring,arachnid,invertebrate,orb weaver Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Beautiful! Posted 2 years ago
  2. Great looking spider. Posted 2 years ago

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''Argiope protensa'' is a species of the spider genus ''Argiope''. It is also known as ''longtailed orb-weaving spider'' or ''tear drop spider''.

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Nov 19, 2018. Captured Nov 7, 2018 11:15 in Myamblah Crescent Reserve, Myamblah Cres, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/13.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO250
  • 100mm