Picture ID 10293

Picture of unidentified spider

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Is this venous spider ?

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  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2018
  • Photographed: Apr 22, 2018
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: San Ramon, Beni, Bolivia
  • Spotted Outdoors: Low foliage (shrubs, herbs, garden, excluding flowers)
  • Found in web?: Yes
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Hi, no this spider has very weak venom, just enough to paralyze insects and to make large predators a little uncomfortable. The genus is Argiope. She’s an orbweaver spider, which means they are known for their big strong round webs. They are good predators of insects.