Comments & ID Thoughts
Told it was a yellow and black argiope, but all the images I’ve found of those have a black body w/ yellow markings. This one is more of a yellow body w/ black markings so I’m curious if it’s not a different species.
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- Submitted: Nov 27, 2019
- Photographed: Sep 12, 2019
- Spider: Neoscona oaxacensis (Western Spotted Orb-weaver)
- Location: Lubbock, Texas, United States
- Spotted Outdoors: Open field, pasture, prairie, grassland
- Found in web?: Yes
- Attributes: Dorsal
Its just a different color mutation. It is a black & yellow argiope. Another Orb Weaver spider species
Hi, this is a Western Spotted Orb-weaver, Neoscona oaxacensis.