Picture ID 130510

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Black and Yellow Garden Spider. Olathe, KS.

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  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2020
  • Photographed: Oct 23, 2020
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Olathe, Kansas, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: No
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Sure is! Argiope aurantia is the Latin name.The AU in the species name comes from Latin or Greek word for gold, and that’s why AU the elemental symbol for gold. Charles Darwin named some of these big spiders.