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Koh Samui, Thailand

Argiope spider

A very small spider in a small web. Guess the spider is only a couple of mm 'large'.
The shape of the stabilimentum changes with the age of the spider. First it starts with a circular
white web in the center. Later it changes to a cross and when the spider is full-grown only a small
zig-zag remains.

Nikon D300 ,Vivitar Series 1 90mm F2.5 macrolens
1/160s f/5.6 at 90.0mm iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
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Prashant 04-Feb-2011 09:57
Guest 05-Jan-2011 08:37
Excellent! It's very, very close to one's here which we call writing spiders due to the zig-zag webs they spin. I guess they're using it to camouflage themselves. Nice find, and good shot!