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Photo#156062
silver body with gold crown back and striped legs - Argiope argentata - female

silver body with gold crown back and striped legs - Argiope argentata - Female
Delray Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
November 10, 2007
Size: 2.5"
We just found this spider in our back yard. I first noticed the unusual pattern on the web and then that the legs are grouped in 4 sets of 2. Then we saw that the body looks like it has been dipped in silver, metallic paint with the back-end shaped as a beautiful crown with gold and silver points.

Silver Argiope (Argiope argentata)?
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