Comments & ID Thoughts
The spider was photographed in Kerala India.
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- Submitted: May 14, 2019
- Photographed: Oct 3, 2016
- Spider: Nephila pilipes (Giant Golden Orb-weaver)
- Location: Kerala, India
- Spotted Outdoors: Low foliage (shrubs, herbs, garden, excluding flowers),Open field, pasture, prairie, grassland
- Found in web?: Yes
- Attributes: Dorsal, Webs, Prey
It seems to be a Nephila pilipes. Can somebody confirm.
Yes, that looks right. I think Nephila kuhlii is the next closest possibility, but this looks like pilipes.