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Argiope bullocki

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Species:
Argiope bullocki
(Identification as suggested by Volker Framenau)
Family:
Araneidae
formerly Argiopidae
Body length:
female: perhaps 15 mm
male: perhaps 8 mm
Habitat:
Probably in a 'typical' orb web between shrubs
Toxicity:
Unknown, but this spider is not aggressive towards humans
Argiope bullocki

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Argiope keyserlingi and Argiope trifasciata.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 3 December 2009.