Argiope argentata
(Silver Garden Spider)

Picture ID 42919

Picture of Argiope argentata (Silver Garden Spider) - Dorsal

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I am guessing it is an Silver Argiope (argiope argentata). This is was taken in Encinitas, California today, October 7, 2018. I have no idea if it is a female but not sure. It was found on the outside the house on a man made concrete hardie board with a size 1"x 4" that was stored in the shade on the side of the house. This is a close up shot, and the body (not including legs) was about a 1/4".

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ItsyBitsy

Yes, this looks like Argiope argentata. 🙂

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