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Argiope trifasciata - Dorsal  Araneae,Araneidae,Argiope,Argiope trifasciata,Geotagged,La Palma (Canary Islands),Spain,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. The reflection of the flash in its body reveals a velvety texture in the grey stripes..cool! Posted one year ago
    1. Yes, these are very shiny, velvety silver - really beautiful spiders! Posted one year ago

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''Argiope trifasciata'' is a species of spider native to North and South America, but now found around the world. It can be found in certain areas of Europe, namely the Iberian Peninsula, the Canary Islands, and Madeira, The similar looking ''Argiope bruennichi'' is common in the Azores. They typically begin to appear during autumn from early September to late October as temperatures start dropping.

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Dec 23, 2019. Captured Mar 26, 2019 13:43 in Camino Mirador de la Cancelita, 10, 38758 El Paso, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.
  • FinePix S5800 S800
  • f/13.6
  • 1/388s
  • ISO100
  • 12.1mm