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Argiope lobata

Argiope lobata
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Copyright: Lucas Aguilar (laguilar) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 63] (213)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-08-10
Categories: Spiders
Camera: Canon Powershot SX210IS
Exposure: f/5.9, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-09-17 8:02
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Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Spanish]

Argiope lobata spider is a species belonging to the family araneomorfa of scratches. It has a shield like carapace Argiope bruennichi, but this black spot in the thoracic region that is covered by the opisthosoma. Legs ringed as in A. bruennichi. Abdomen, unlike other species of the genus, strongly lobed.

It is relatively common in southern Spain. It has a high sexual dimorphism, male is 6 mm and 25 mm female. His canvas is large, up to 60 cm in diameter, and thread one of the toughest. With a single insemination is able to put several sunsets that leave a large number of spiders.

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  • aruntp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
  • [2011-09-17 23:53]

wonderful spider species. nicely presented. tfs.

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