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Unknown in Louisiana - Trichonephila clavipes

Unknown in Louisiana - Trichonephila clavipes
Gonzales, Louisiana, USA
August 1, 2004
would like to know what kind of spider this is and any info on it

Longjawed Spider
Golden Silk Spider, Nephila clavipes. That is a beauty. They are harmless to humans and good to have around.

Nephila » Golden Silk Spider
Check the guide under Longjawed Orb Weavers » Nephila » Golden Silk Spider

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