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Trichonephila edulis
(Australian Golden Orb-weaver)

Picture ID 193669

Picture of Trichonephila edulis (Australian Golden Orb-weaver) - Female - Webs
  • Submitted by: 
    ADoozer
  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2024
  • Photographed: Feb 16, 2024
  • Spider: Trichonephila edulis (Australian Golden Orb-weaver)
  • Sex: 
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  • Location: Jindera,NSW, Australia
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.),Low foliage (shrubs, herbs, garden, excluding flowers),High foliage (includes trees and tree trunks),Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc)
  • Found in web?: Yes
  • Attributes: Webs
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BugmanDan

This is your common gold silk orb weaver, harmless, in fact the same spider used for Guiness record spiders on the body.
Trichonephila edulis. That vertical cluster gives these away, wrapped prey for those lean days.
Australian Golden Silk Orb Weaver (animal.photos)

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