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I have two in the backyard. Good one? Bad one? It's a terrifying
thing, I'll tell you that much:

http://picasaweb.google.com/peterfilardo/Spider


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.... Good one? Bad one?....
http://picasaweb.google.com/peterfilardo/Spider


Harmless:

http://www.carolinanature.com/spider...owargiope.html

To learn more, Google for

Argiope aurantia
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Peter F wrote:
I have two in the backyard. Good one? Bad one? It's a terrifying
thing, I'll tell you that much:

http://picasaweb.google.com/peterfilardo/Spider


A good one. It is a familiar spider, the Yellow Argiope.
They are often seen in gardens,
including mine. In addition to the distinctive appearance,
her characteristics include the
head-down posture and a vertical zigzag section in the web.

Daniel B. Martin
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What is it about the spider that makes it good?

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Peter F wrote:
What is it about the spider that makes it good?


1) It's not venomous.
2) It eats mosquitoes (among other things).
3) It's pretty (at least to spider lovers like me).

Daniel B. Martin


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Spiders consume a great many insects that bite you and eat vegetables.
That particular spider on the other hand, will not bite you. It is
indeed, a good spider. This is a major spider time of year here in the
Carolinas. Lots of them out there all grown up and weaving their webs
now.

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What is it about the spider that makes it good?





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