red banded nephilas egg case

david

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Amerry xmas to you all,
my nephila egg case that was produced on 9/11/02has hatched on the 22/12/02,the spiderlings seem quite big even at this stage,compared to my hatchlings of an African Argiope.

XMAS has come early for me=D
 
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david

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red banded

im sorry i dont know my self:? its from Ghana,i cant find any info on it.
 

Alex S.

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Congrats on the spiderlings, David. If you post a photo of the red-banded Nephila, I could try to help with the ID.

Alex S.
 

Alex S.

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Nephila sexpunctata

Looks to be the species Nephila sexpunctata to me.

Alex S.
 

ArachnoJoost

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WOW! that's gorgeous!
I can't find more pics of this nephila on the internet, I want to see more!
Wonder why they call it the red-banded...:D (why not yellow banded?)
 

david

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re red banded

she has died so the yellow pigment was not there before,its a greyish white usually,but i have had 3 egg cases from her.

Thanks alex
 
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david

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Alex according to this site sexpunctata is from the americas not Ghana but there is no pic.
Nephilinae - ... Eickstedt (1989) revised the Neotropical nephiline species and recognized only three species in the Americas: Nephila clavipes (L.), N. sexpunctata Giebel, and ...
http://www.gwu.edu/~clade/spiders/nephilinae
 
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Alex S.

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Re: WOW!

Originally posted by Tarantula Lover
That is an awsome looking T!!

James

Hi TL, that is actually a true spider, not a tarantula :) An orb-web, genus: Nephila to be exact.

Alex S.
 
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