Argiope trifasciata
(Banded Garden Spider)

Picture ID 11230

Picture of Argiope trifasciata (Banded Garden Spider) - Ventral,Webs

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I think this may be an orbweaver? Found this spider on its web attached to the hay bales in our open field grass garden.

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Wow
What a spider

ItsyBitsy
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Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This looks like a Banded Argiope, Argiope trifasciata.

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