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

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  1. What an absolute beauty! Posted 2 months ago
    1. Yes, very pretty and impressive at the same time :o) Posted 2 months ago
  2. Gorgeous spider, Arp, and very well captured. Posted 2 months ago

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''Argiope trifasciata'' is a species of spider 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. Considered a pest in some areas, they typically begin to appear during autumn from early September to late October as temperatures start dropping.

Their webs can reach a diameter of about 60 cm. The length of the web depends on the size of.. more

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 13:46 in Camino Mirador de la Cancelita, 10, 38758 El Paso, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.
  • FinePix S5800 S800
  • f/13.6
  • 1/388s
  • ISO100
  • 9.3mm