Photo 22377000, (c) Matt Claghorn, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)

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What

Banded Garden Spider Argiope trifasciata

Observer

claggy

Date

July 29, 2018 11:21 AM EDT

Description

This one is still around and has gotten a bit larger now at 8mm! Was able to stick my phone behind it for a dorsal photo now too.

The palps still haven't swollen, and now that it is 8mm, I think it is too large for male to be an option. It has started adding a little bit of web decoration in the web along with the 'cloudy mess' that A. trifasciata seem to do (cloudy part not very visible in the photo). There were only a little bit of the squiggly ones on this day, but it has been longer on other days. Still nothing like the kind A. aurantia juveniles do.

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