Argiope trifasciataCommon name: Banded Orb-weaver

Meaning of name: Argiope is Latin for with bright face and trifasciata is Latin for three-banded.

Distribution: Found throughout Australia and many parts of the world.

Description: This spider had a body length of approximately 20 millimetres.

Notes: Argiope trifasciata tends to build its web close to the ground in tall grass.

We have photographed this species in March, April, June and December.


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