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Argiope aurantia female spinning on teasel

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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 FrannySopranny
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By FrannySopranny

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Uploaded Aug 6, 2019. Captured Aug 5, 2019 15:20 in 6628 Sipes Mill Rd, Needmore, PA 17238, USA.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/11.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO100
  • 35mm