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Jeweled Web - Argiope aurantia

Jeweled Web - Argiope aurantia
Great Swamp Management Area, Kingston, RI, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
August 23, 2005
The web of Argiope aurantia (Black & Yellow Garden Spider) taken at sunrise. Contrast, brightness adjustments and desaturation done with Photoshop CS.
Camera : Canon 20D
Lens : Canon 180mm macro

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This image is being used on the genus info page. Thanks!

photo # 30227
There is a spider/web outside my window (Epping, NH) that the kids and I have been watching for days. (Normally, I would have run for the Raid, but my grandson wanted to watch it.) I was able to identify it from your photo of a jeweled web. His web was what attracted us in the first place. I will try to photograph him and post the pictures. It truly is a sight to behold! I wonder how long he will "hang" around?

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