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Photo#63423
Metallic orb spider - Argiope argentata - female

Metallic orb spider - Argiope argentata - Female
Irvine, Orange County, California, USA
July 9, 2006
Size: Half dollar
The metalic really shows with the flash. Just wondering the species.

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

Looks like a Silver Argiope
Here's our guide page.