Black and Yellow Argiope (Argiope aurantia)

by Jeffrey S. Pippen | Back to Jeff's Spiders Page | Jeff's Nature Pages

Not considered dangerous to humans, Argiope spiders are large and commonly encountered and occur statewide.
Black and Yellow Argiope (Argiope aurantia) Dorsal view
Black and Yellow Argiope, Golden Garden Spider, Writing Spider (Argiope aurantia)
New Hanover Co., NC
28 Aug 2004

Black and Yellow Argiope (Argiope aurantia) Ventral view
Black and Yellow Argiope, Golden Garden Spider, Writing Spider (Argiope aurantia)
New Hanover Co., NC
28 Aug 2004


Black and Yellow Argiope (Argiope aurantia) Dorsal view
Black and Yellow Argiope, Golden Garden Spider, Writing Spider (Argiope aurantia)
York Co., VA
21 Aug 2013

Black and Yellow Argiope (Argiope aurantia) Black and Yellow Argiope, Golden Garden Spider, Writing Spider (Argiope aurantia)
Brunswick Co., NC
13 Aug 2006
Black and Yellow Argiope (Argiope aurantia) Black and Yellow Argiope, Golden Garden Spider, Writing Spider (Argiope aurantia)
Craven Co., NC
26 Aug 2007

Called "Writing Spiders" because they "write" in the middle of their webs.



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