Garden spider (Argiope appensa)

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© Michael F. OBrien
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UploadedOctober 24, 2009
TakenOctober 22, 2009
Exposure1/200 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length26.3 mm
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Introduced to the Hawaiian Islands, said to one of the most handsome spiders in the world - non poisonous. This female was photographed in my garden today. 23 October 2009

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  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (24 Oct 2009):

    I have to say I believe 'handsome spiders' is an oxymoron!! But this is a great capture!!

  • Lynda Jeffers

    Lynda Jeffers (Deleted) gave props (24 Oct 2009):

    I can barely look at this it is so scary, I would be running if I saw this in my garden, great shot!!

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