Argiope aurantia
(Black and Yellow Garden Spider)

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Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Ventral

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What kind of spider is this? Poisonous?

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Hi, she’s Argiope aurantia, an orbweaver kind of spider. She has venom like most spiders but it isn’t a significant health hazard and she’s very unlikely to use it on a person.

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