banded argiope

(Argiope trifasciata)

Conservation Status
banded argiope
 
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

N5 - Secure

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
           
           
 
Description
 
 

This is a medium-large orb weaver spider.

 
     
 

Size

 
 

Female Body length: to 1

 
     
 

Similar Species

 
     
     
 
Habitat
 
 

Open, sunny areas with tall plants

 
     
 
Biology
 
 

Season

 
 

Late August to the first freeze

 
     
 

Behavior

 
 

 

 
     
 

Life Cycle

 
 

 

 
     
 

Food

 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

7, 24, 29, 30, 82.
 
  12/21/2021      
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

Common and widespread

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Class Arachnida (arachnids)  
 

Order

Araneae (spiders)  
 

Suborder

Araneomorphae (typical spiders)  
  Infraorder Entelegynae (entelegyne spiders)  
 

Superfamily

Araneoidea (araneoid spiders)  
 

Family

Araneidae (orb weavers)  
 

Subfamily

Argiopinae  
 

Genus

Argiope (garden orbweavers)  
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

Aranea fastuosa
Aranea trifasciata
Argiope argyraspis
Argiope aurelia
Argiope avara
Argiope fasciata
Argiope fastuosa
Argiope hentzi
Argiope mauricia
Argiope plana
Argiope pradhani
Argiope simplex
Argiope sticticalis
Argiope transversa
Argyropes indecissa
Austrargiope plana
Brachygea platycephala
Epeira argyraspides
Epeira aurelia
Epeira fasciata
Epeira fastuosa
Epeira flavipes
Epeira latreilla
Epeira latreillana
Epeira mauricia
Epeira mauritia
Epeira nephoda
Epeira webbii
Metargiope trifasciata
Metargyope trifasciata
Nephila aurelia

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

banded argiope

banded garden spider

banded garden orb weaver

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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Judy Z

 
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LMG

 
 

On the house!

 
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Dallas Barber

 
 

Seen 2 total

 
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Dorsal View

 
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Ventral View

 
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Lateral View

 
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Argiope trifasciata (Banded Argiope)
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  Argiope trifasciata (Banded Argiope)  

 

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Other Videos
 
  Banded Garden Spider with Praying Mantis victim
Carol Snow Milne
 
   
 
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Published on Sep 14, 2012

Banded Garden Spider (Argiope trifasciata) abdomen size: 1 inch, with small live Praying Mantis. Poconos, PA

   
  Banded Argiope Spider Weaving Web
IloveSPIDERZ
 
   
 
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  Argiope trifasciata liando saltamontes
Duquelas Dobles
 
   
 
About

Published on Sep 19, 2013

No description available.

   
  Banded Garden Spider
Terry Sprague
 
   
 
About

Published on Sep 13, 2013

web weaving

   

 

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  Alfredo Colon
8/19/2019

Location: Woodbury, MN

banded argiope  
  Judy Z
9/19/2020

Location: W. St. Paul

banded argiope  
  LMG
9/19/2019

Location: Scott County

On the house!

banded argiope  
  Dallas Barber
9/4/2019

Location: Spring Lake Park Reserve, Hastings MN

Seen 2 total

banded argiope  
           
 
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