Subject: A spider I’ve never seen before
Location: Uruguay
March 25, 2017 6:03 am
I took this picture yesterday at my place, nobody here seems to know what kind of spider it is.
Signature: Luchi

Silver Argiope

Dear Luchi,
This harmless Orbweaver is a Silver Argiope,
Argiope argentata, a species that ranges from North America, through Central America and into South America.

I thought I’d never get an answer, this is so cool!
Though we were pretty scared we did not disturb her (is it her?) because she probably stays here taking care of other annoying bugs.
Thank you so much!

Yes, a female.  Male Orbweavers are usually considerably smaller than females.

Location: Uruguay

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