SpiderArgiope keyserlingi

St Andrew's Cross Spider at Bournda National Park

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Argiope keyserlingi at Bournda National Park - 2 Nov 2016
Argiope keyserlingi at Bournda National Park - 2 Nov 2016
Argiope keyserlingi at Bournda National Park - 2 Nov 2016

Identification history

Spider Argiope keyserlingi 8 Nov 2016 KimPullen
Spider Argiope keyserlingi 8 Nov 2016 KimPullen
Unidentified 3 Nov 2016 JackieMilesUltra Reporter - JackieMiles has reported over 500 sightings!

Author's notes

Could this be a male? It was much less conspicuous than your usual St Andrew's Cross spider. It appears to have just moulted, so could just be a young female too? Size was about 1.5cm long.

1 comment

KimPullen wrote:
   9 Nov 2016
Looks like a female in the act of moulting.

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  • Coordinates 149.981908-36.742762

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