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Nephila tetragnathoides Fijian gold orb web spider

Female golden orb we spider

ARACH 3358 Nephila tetragnathoides, Female golden orb web spider on web. Small web parasitic male can be seen next to her rearmost leg leg (Fiji).

Female golden orb web spider wrapping hornet in silk

ARACH 3998 Nephila tetragnathoides, female golden orb web spider wrapping hornet in silk. Silk can be seen extruding from her spinnerets (Kadavu, Fiji).

 

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