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Photo#27466
Black and Yellow Argiope - Argiope aurantia - male

Black and Yellow Argiope - Argiope aurantia - Male
St. Catharines, Niagara, Ontario, Canada
August 5, 2005
Size: 9mm body length
Here, I believe the male is transferring sperm to his palps. The female is seen looming large below him. A rival male was waiting at the side of the web.

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