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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: WHAT KIND OF ARGIOPE IS THIS ONE???

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Melvindale, MI
(Zone 5a)

October 11, 2012
2:47 PM

Post #9302577

This is a poor quality picture but when this spider was very young I thought it was the more common argiope. As it got older, it's coloring was a bit different, like stripes going horizontal on its body.

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(Zone 7a)

October 11, 2012
10:21 PM

Post #9302859

I believe it's this one...

They are variable.
Minot, ND

October 12, 2012
12:21 AM

Post #9302875

This one may be more likely...
Melvindale, MI
(Zone 5a)

October 12, 2012
6:05 AM

Post #9302984

I looked at both sets of pictures and I believe that it is the banded argiope in the pictures that you posted flapdoodle. Thanks!!!

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