Trichonephila antipodiana
(Batik Golden Web Spider)

Picture ID 5189

Picture of Trichonephila antipodiana (Batik Golden Web Spider) - Female - Dorsal

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Batik Golden Web Spider, species Nephila Antipodiana, genus Nephila. Locally known as Gagambang Lagnat (Fever Spider) or Batik spider. Usually found in fairly high elevations, and structure such as telephone lines, trees and posts.

  • Submitted by: 
    PinoyGagambaBoy
  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2018
  • Photographed: Feb 9, 2018
  • Spider: Trichonephila antipodiana (Batik Golden Web Spider)
  • Sex: 
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  • Location: Batangas, Sitio Pisa Emmanuel Cuenca, Philippines
  • 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),Open field, pasture, prairie, grassland
  • Found in web?: Yes
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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ItsyBitsy

Oh wow, she’s lovely. Thank you for sharing, and welcome to Spider ID. 🙂

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