Argiope aurantia
(Black and Yellow Garden Spider)

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Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs

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This little beauty is just outside our house window near the vines

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Meteor_Impact

That looks to be the common garden spider

Meteor_Impact

If you see a web with a thick zig-zag pattern going down the middle, that is the web of a garden spider.

fart

I just found the black & yellow female garden spider with babies! on it’s big web, same color too, in my garden in Redding, CA.

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