A Black and Yellow Argiope Spider


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A Black and Yellow Argiope Spider that I fond up to my sisters house in Cortland NY. I have seen this spider all over the place hear in New York State and Pennsylvania this time of year, They are quit numerous now. I thought that I would post this fella today and dedicate it to my friend Laurie from Australia who had a dream recently with a large spider in it. This one is not comparable to his but it is large enough. Laurie runs a couple of well put together, wonderful blogs on his surrounding area and such. He is also a great story teller that works out of his writers room that I enjoy very much and follow. If anyone is interested about his work, laurie27wsmith.wordpress.com “I love his kangaroos shoots that he gets off his front porch too”.

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He just got this grasshopper as I was taking these pictures. The grasshopper is about a inch and a half long for a size perspective.

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11 comments
  1. Alix said:

    Awesome picture. Great catch

  2. Lee said:

    Don’t like spiders, but the photography is great!

  3. Such a beautiful spider…However, I am glad it is inside the computer and not on my keyboard. 😉

  4. I’m so glad to know what this spider is! I have seen two in my yard all summer. Thank you for choosing to follow my blog. Blessings, Natalie 🙂

  5. Judy said:

    A confirmed arachnophobe, I am so sorry I stopped over before bed!! I have a history of scary spider dreams!! But, great pics!!

  6. Carol Donaldson said:

    We have a similar spider in England Argiope Brunichii, at least I think that’s how you spell it. It is called a wasp spider and creates a really distinctive zig zag down the middle of its web

  7. joalwo7 said:

    What a striking pattern on this spider.

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