Unidentified

Picture ID 135837

Picture of unidentified spider
  • Submitted by: 
    JARV
  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2021
  • Photographed: Apr 7, 2021
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Funchal, Portugal
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.),Low foliage (shrubs, herbs, garden, excluding flowers),High foliage (includes trees and tree trunks)
  • Found in web?: Yes
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EmilysSpiders

I am a kid but I am looking at spiders all the time every time i have and i been looking for yours but i see 2 i cant really tell apart definitely that one i think arargiope type but maybe trifasciata or bruennichi too but I can not figer out which or maybe even a different one I cant find

TangledWeb

Thank you for giving it a try! I think this is Argiope trifasciata based on the shape of the abdomen and leg positioning. I tried to find a good answer for you (and me) on how to tell them apart. When you aren’t sure, it is totally okay to give the answer at the taxonomy level that you are sure of. You did exactly that. It is a spider in genus Argiope, like you said.