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    • Nephila senegalensis
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    • banded-legged golden orb-web spider

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What

banded-legged golden orb-web spider Nephila senegalensis

Date

March 28, 2014

Description

Collected by GOGA Bioblitz Youth Event team, verified by Crissy Field Center staff member Josh Gannis, leading the youth team.

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Observer

womanofearth

Date

September 13, 2013

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What

banded-legged golden orb-web spider Nephila senegalensis

Observer

cdeason

Date

September 9, 2013 03:34 PM EDT

Description

spider, yellow stripes on back, making web

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Observer

womanofearth

Date

September 7, 2012

Description

Legspan size of a hand!

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What

Golden Orb Spider Nephila senegalensis

Observer

nrg800

Date

April 18, 2013 03:14 PM EST

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What

banded-legged golden orb-web spider Nephila senegalensis

Observer

mstarr

Date

June 12, 2012

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What

banded-legged golden orb-web spider Nephila senegalensis

Observer

vtraveler

Date

April 3, 2010 04:00 PM SAST

Description

On the bank of the river in a tree. The span of its legs was equal to the size of a hand.

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What

banded-legged golden orb-web spider Nephila senegalensis

Observer

loarie

Date

March 15, 2011

Place

skukuza (Google, OSM)
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Description from Wikipedia

The spider species Nephila senegalensis is commonly known as the banded-legged golden orb-web spider. The name comes from the fact that the joints of the spider are typically coloured a golden yellow. It is common in the savannas of South Africa. Males are much smaller than females. These spiders are diurnal and weave impressive webs.

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