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Maximilian

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I came across this spider I took with the trusty old 5DSR/100-400 II in Malaysia. Any experts on what it is?
Looks like some kind of silk spider, I suppose a Nephila maculata. Found this pic on this German page on the web.
When I searched wikipedia I found this article about Nephila pilipes.

I think the yellow spots on the leg joints are pretty prominent.
 
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privatebydesign

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Looks like a female Giant Golden Orb Weaver to me, but I am no spider expert.

We have their smaller cousin where my sister lives where they call them Banana Spiders, though they are still a decent size and their webs can be very big.



I came across this spider I took with the trusty old 5DSR/100-400 II in Malaysia. Any experts on what it is?

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