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Photo © David Govoni, some rights reserved
Oatlands, Virginia, United States (Google, OSM)
39.028783, -77.604337
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Description

Black-and-Yellow Argiope, Argiope aurantia Lucas, 1833. A large Orbweaver spider. Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve, Loudoun Co., Virginia, USA. Photo by David L. Govoni ©2011

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Yellow Garden Spider - Photo (c) Richard, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
dgovoni's ID: Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia)
Posted by dgovoni over 2 years ago (Flag)
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This is a great example of the zig-zag "writing" of the orb spider.

Posted by curiousgeorge61 over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Yellow Garden Spider - Photo (c) Richard, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
dgovoni's ID: Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia)
Yellow Garden Spider - Photo (c) Richard, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia)
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