Unidentified

Picture ID 52638

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

Please can someone tell me what kind of spuder this is?

  • Submitted by: 
    Nicolaine
  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2019
  • Photographed: Feb 2, 2019
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Curacao
  • Spotted Outdoors: Low foliage (shrubs, herbs, garden, excluding flowers)
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes:
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TangledWeb

Hi, this is an orbweaver in genus Argiope. The zigzag webs are called stabilimentum. They can help disguise the spider when it is resting. This spider mostly eats large flying insects.