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Photo#241106
Orb Weaver - Argiope trifasciata

Orb Weaver - Argiope trifasciata
Ramsey Canyon Road, Hereford, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
September 18, 2008
Any help with an ID would be appreciated.

Moved
Moved from Orb Weavers.

Not an expert but...
Please see Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia)



-and-

Banded Garden Spider (Argiope trifasciata)



Maybe somebody else will be more sure from looking at the ventral view. Did you happen to get a dorsal shot?

 
I did not get a dorsal view.
I did not get a dorsal view.

 
A. trifasciata.
Most common (only?) Argiope here.

 
Thank you for the ID.
Thank you for the ID.