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Orb-weaver type female spider with male, Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge, coastal, Ga.,7/25/09 - Nephila clavipes - male - female

Orb-weaver type female spider with male, Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge, coastal, Ga.,7/25/09 - Nephila clavipes - Male Female
Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge, McIntosh County, Georgia, USA
July 25, 2009
Many identical of this species throughout this costal island type partially forested habitat. Believe it to be a Golden-silk spider or Golden orb weaver

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Yes, good id
Nephila clavipes - Golden Silk Orbweaver

 
Orb-weaver type female spider with male, Harris Neck National Wi
Thank you for that very quick ID as, "
Nephila clavipes - Golden Silk Orbweaver" It is difficult to currently walk through our Georgia costal woods w/o disturbing this species web.
Fitz Clarke
Skidaway Island, Chatham County, Ga

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