Nephila Clavata- Sorceress Spider

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© Claudia Turner
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UploadedOctober 26, 2007
TakenJanuary 1, 2007
MakeEastman Kodak Company
Exposure1/200 sec at f/5.1
FlashFlash, Auto-Mode
Focal Length37.7 mm
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The spider is nephila clavata, in english it is known as the yellow banana spider, and in Korean, it is the sorceress spider. They are cannibalistic, but as far as humans go, a bite would resemble more or less a bee sting unless you're allergy prone. That's all I know really.

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  • Phantom Byte

    Phantom Byte gave props (26 Oct 2007):

    Thats cool. I have always wanted an action shot of those guys. Haven't gotten one yet. Good job!

  • Caitlin Heath

    Caitlin Heath said (10 Jun 2008):

    deadly to humans?

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