Picture ID 52917

Picture of unidentified spider

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Spider was the size of an adult hand with the body the size of a thumb.
Banded legs, huge fangs. Body had a metallic blue color. Web was circular, well organized about a meter across.

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  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2019
  • Photographed: Feb 2, 2019
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Lamu, Kenya
  • Spotted Outdoors: High foliage (includes trees and tree trunks)
  • Found in web?: Yes
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It looks like one of the Golden Silk Orb Weavers, one of the Nephila species in the family Araneidae.