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Longtailed Orb-weaving SpiderLongtailed Orb-weaving Spider with Prey

ASDP ArachnidaAustralian Golden Orb-Weaving Spider Banded Garden Spider Desert Scorpion Green Lynx Spider Longtailed Orb-weaving Spider Three-pointed Novakiella Wrap-around Spider

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A great spider to watch in their web is the Longtailed Orb-weaving Spider (Argiope protensa). The sit in the web waiting for insect prey.

Longtailed Orb-weaving Spider (Argiope protensa) with prey, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Longtailed Orb-weaving Spider (Argiope protensa) with prey, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Longtailed Orb-weaving Spider (Argiope protensa) with prey, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Longtailed Orb-weaving Spider (Argiope protensa) with prey, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Longtailed Orb-weaving Spider (Argiope protensa) with prey, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Longtailed Orb-weaving Spider (Argiope protensa) with prey, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Longtailed Orb-weaving Spider (Argiope protensa) with prey, Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Longtailed Orb-weaving Spider (Argiope protensa) with prey, Alice Springs Desert Park NT

Check out our Fauna section on SpidersArgiope protensa and Prey.


Longtailed Orb-weaving SpiderLongtailed Orb-weaving Spider with Prey

ASDP ArachnidaAustralian Golden Orb-Weaving Spider Banded Garden Spider Desert Scorpion Green Lynx Spider Longtailed Orb-weaving Spider Three-pointed Novakiella Wrap-around Spider

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