Argiope trifasciata
(Banded Garden Spider)

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Picture of Argiope trifasciata (Banded Garden Spider) - Male - Dorsal

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What spider species is this?

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BugmanDan
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Hi, I am not very familiar with your spiders, but his looks to be a male orb weaver,can’t rule out Nephila genus. They are not medically significant.
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ItsyBitsy
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Hi, welcome to Spider ID. This looks like a male Argiope trifasciata (Banded Argiope).
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1141723/bgimage

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