Slender Green Orb Spider
Female, camouflage
Ellura
Long-tailed Orb-weaving Spider
Ventral
 
    
Long-tailed Orb-weaving Spider (Argiope cf protensa)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Spider, Scorpion, Mite & Tick (Arachnida)
Order: Spider (Araneae)
Family: Orb-weaver Spider (Araneidae)
Species: Long-tailed Orb-weaving Spider (Argiope cf protensa)
This Photo:     Dorsal
Other name: Teardrop Spider

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)

Copyright © 2010- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 14-Feb-2010
This species is an Australian Native Species