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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: Spider found in Libya. Please ID.

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Libyano
Tripoli
Libya

October 23, 2012
9:23 AM

Post #9313111

Hi!
This spider builds huge webs between orange or olive trees in our farms near the coast and around Tripoli, Libya. What is it called? and is it dangerous ?
Thanx!!

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

October 23, 2012
9:33 AM

Post #9313123

Orb weaver, probably an Argiope sp. - not dangerous.
Libyano
Tripoli
Libya

November 28, 2012
5:56 AM

Post #9344485

Thanx!!

I think it is an Argiope Lobata

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argiope_lobata

Regards.

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