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This was in my garden with a web over a green pepper plant. Any clue what type of spider it is? Never seen one before. The one in my garden was about the size of my thumb. I have big hands too!!
I have always heard them called Garden Spiders. They are an orb weaver, I believe, and no danger to humans, except the tome I was hunting in a corn field and looked on my right shoulder, and the biggest one I have ever seen was sitting on my shoulder. I tore out 3 rows of corn for about 50 yards before slowing down to make sure I had knocked it off. The corn was a disaster!
u can find it here >
where did u find that dude?
spiderz r CL
YES!! Nimzo!! Now you are onto a great chess tactic. You could call it a "mysterious spider move".
I think it would be very useful to drop on the chessboard in case I was getting mopped up OTB, esp in a blitz game if my opponent was low on time.
Yes, I would imagine they eat quite a lot of bugs and grubs. This one has a hole under a pepper plant for daytime cover. And a web that is very sophisticated that drapes over and around the support cage that I put around the pepper plant. I choose to let him stay. My wife will not go near the garden now though. I showed her the Wikipedia article that you posted, but she still gets the willies about him! If they are harmless to us and eat bugs, that is a win - win for me.
I have never seen a spider like that around here. (Northern New York).
Good spiders to have around.I have several around the house.
Thank you my friend. I will check out the wikipedia pages on it. The one in my garden is impressively large and nasty looking!! Very fast also.
That is a really good picture of a Writing Spider(argiope)
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