Argiope
(Garden Orb-weavers)

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TangledWeb
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Hello, I think it could be Argiope keyserlingi, a female St Andrews cross spider. It is an orbweaver spider, also called a garden spider in some places. They are calm spiders that won’t try to hurt you. They make big webs and eat many insects.

BugmanDan
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Hi. the venters are very similar with both suggestions, you can compare to my banded orb weaver:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/32083154@N02/6166267119/in/dateposted/

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