Picture ID 137633

Picture of unidentified spider

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It is the Joro Spider. It feeds on insects. Lifespan is about a year. It's scientific name is Nephila clavata

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  • Submitted: May 16, 2021
  • Photographed: May 16, 2021
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Rivers State, Nigeria, Nigeria
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: No
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Stunning spider! the patterning on its abdomen remind me of the candy striped leafhoppers I see in the states.