Banded Garden Spider: All You Need to Know in a Nutshell

Banded Garden Spiders, scientifically known as Argiope trifasciata, are fascinating arachnids that can be found in gardens and other outdoor spaces across North America. These spiders have a distinct appearance, with the females measuring between 13-14.5 millimeters in length, and the males being about one third the size. They feature elongated abdomens decorated with thin … Read more

Banded Garden Spider: Are They Poisonous to You and Your Plants?

The banded garden spider (Argiope trifasciata) is an orb-weaving spider known for its striking appearance and unique web patterns. These spiders are commonly found in gardens and fields, with females being larger in size, measuring between 13 and 14.5 millimeters in length, and featuring silver hairs covering their carapace. Though these spiders may look intimidating, … Read more