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Male #2 - Argiope argentata - male

Male #2 - Argiope argentata - Male
San Pedro, Los Angeles County, California, USA
May 25, 2011
Size: About 5 mm body only
Another male Argiope argentata. One of two, competing for a Female in an adjacent web. He also is still in his own web but with a few inches of his goal.

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Male Argiope
Moved from ID Request. Don't forget spiders are measured without the legs included. Was it still that large?