Spiders - Palosaari Photography

Garden Spider

This female banded garden spider is sitting pretty and ready for her closeup as she hangs suspended in her usual upside down position, catching some rays on a fine day. The scientific name of this arachnid is Argiope trifasciata, and is identified by its long black legs, its white, black and yellow striped abdomen, and its spiral-shaped web. She didn't seem to mind at all my hanging out with her to make a few shots.

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