Posted August 10, 2011 by Racquel in Insects/Bugs, Wordless Wednesday. 5 Comments
Argiope aurantia or Writing Spider or Black & Yellow Garden Spider or Corn Spider
Posted by Heather @ what's blooming this week on August 10, 2011 at 8:42 am
Posted by Janet, The Queen of Seaford on August 10, 2011 at 9:45 am
I used to call these guys zipper spiders because of their web looking like a zipper. (duh) Good to know the correct name.
That would be a good common name for them Janet. 🙂
Posted by Rosemary on August 10, 2011 at 1:40 pm
Spider webs have a certain beauty. Spiders not so much.
Yep a bit creepy (the spiders) but the colors on this one are pretty. 🙂
Posted by easygardener on August 10, 2011 at 2:46 pm
I looked the spider up. I was wondering about the strange pattern which I now gather runs down the centre of the web. Much more sensible than me thinking the zig zag was the entire web!
Yep that’s just the center pattern of the web, they make some massive ones in my garden. 🙂
Posted by Freda Cameron on August 10, 2011 at 7:06 pm
Always intrigued by writing spiders. Fascinating little things. And, talented, too!
I agree Freda, very talented indeed. 🙂
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