Orb weaver nookie
Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 10:57 AM
Just wanted to share a picture of the two Orb weavers we shared our patio with this summer. We live in Charleston, SC. We named them Lilith and Frasier. Unfortunately, Lilith disappeared about a week after this photo was taken.
Charleston, SC

Golden Silk Spider Courtship

Golden Silk Spider Courtship

Hi Amy,
What an amazing photo of a pair of Golden Silk Spiders, Nephila clavipes.  We are not sure who was named Lilith, but the larger of the pair is the female.  We would think that it would have been the smaller male that vanished.

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One Response to Golden Silk Spiders Mating

  1. djfoose says:

    Awesome photograph! And talk about an intimidating moment of insect intimacy. Wow!

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