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Beauty and the beast.
Behind the Scenes of a BioBlitz
The Next Generation
Saitis Barbipes
Black and Yellow Argiope
A Marbled Orb Weaver at Night
Spider on Relcaimed Wood
Come in to my parlour
Cellar spider (Pholcus phalangiodes) with eggs
Wasp Spider (Argiope  bruennichi)
Wolf Spider (Hogna carolinensis)
An Eight-Legged Buddy
Wolf Spider with spiderlings and egg sac
Argiope Aurantia
Arachnid Levitation
Jumping Jack
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Black and Yellow Argiope

This is a black and yellow argiope, also known as the golden garden spider. This one is in the process of wrapping an insect of some kind (possibly a grasshopper?) up in silk to eat later.

TAGS: Arachnid, Spider, Texas

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Houston, Texas, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Andrea Salas.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2018
Total Views: 23
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: June 16, 2018, 7:37 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D5100
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO2000
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