Giant Golden Orb-Weaver

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Giant Golden Orb-WeaverGenus: Nephila
Species: Nephila pilipes
Common names: Giant Golden Orb-Weaver
ALA reference

In last month’s Notes I included a photo of a Golden Orb Weaver spider that I think is Nephila ornata. Here is another spider from this genus that also builds a large web using strong silk with a golden sheen. (April 2008)