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Silver Argiope - Argiope argentata - female

Silver Argiope - Argiope argentata - Female
Huntington Beach, Orange County, California, USA
June 25, 2016
Size: About 2" spread out
These spiders are regularly seen in the prickly pear cactus along the trail at the N. side of the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve in Huntington Beach. There were 3 in the one cactus patch where I took this photo, all female and all within a couple of feet of each other in their webs.