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Wasp spider - Argiope bruennichi
Wasp spider - Argiope bruennichi


Wasp spider with bug
Wasp spider with bug
Argiope bruennichi - Side view
Argiope bruennichi - Side view
Wasp spider caught a locust
Wasp spider caught a locust

Argiope bruennichi
Subspecies2
Common namesWasp Spider, Orb-weaving Spider
German namesWespenspinne, Zebraspinne
Dutch namesTijgerspin of wespspin, Wespspin, Tijgerspin, Wespenspin, Tijgerspin Wespspin
Danish namesHvepseedderkop
Finnish namesAmpiaishämähäkki
Swedish namesGetingspindel
Italian namesArgiope fasciata
French namesÉpeire frelon
AuthorScopoli, 1772
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain)), Germany, Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark), Baltic region (Baltic States (Latvia, Lithuania))), West Europe (Austria, France (Corsica), Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)), South Europe (Italy (Sicily, Sardinia, North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain (Balearic Islands), Portugal)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic (Bohemia), Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Romania, Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia, Montenegro), Macedonia), Bulgaria, Greece, Albania, Moldova), Ukraine, East Europe (Belarus)
Russia
Australasian
Australia
Asia
Southeast Asia
Indonesia
East Asia
Taiwan, Japan, Korea, South Korea
West Asia
Near East (Turkey, Iran)
Central Asia
Turkestan (Kazakhstan)
America
North America
Mexico
Africa
North Africa
Morocco


Ecozones: Palaearctic

Distribution by Synonymus:
Epeira speciosa   Taiwan
Links and Referencesbruennichi in dyntaxa.se
Argiope bruennichi in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Wasp spider - Argiope bruennichi
2. Wasp spider with bug
3. Argiope bruennichi - Side view
4. Wasp spider caught a locust
Quick search: Argiope - Spider - Wasp - Bug
Taxonomy
ClassArachnida
Arachnids
SubclassMicrura
InfraclassMegoperculata
OrderAraneae
Spiders
SuborderAraneomorphae
True Spiders
InfraorderAraneomorphi
SuperfamilyAraneoidea
FamilyAraneidae
Orb-weaver spiders, Typical orb-weaver spiders, Orb weavers, Orbweavers, Orb Weaver Spiders, Typical Orb Weavers, Orb-weaver spider
SubfamilyArgiopinae
GenusArgiope
Garden orbweavers
Speciesbruennichi
Argiope bruennichi
Wasp Spider, Orb-weaving Spider
AuthorScopoli, 1772
 
Synonyms
Aranea
Aranea brünnichii
Aranea brünnichii
Aranea caspia
Aranea fasciata
Aranea formosa
Aranea phragmitis
Aranea pulchra
Aranea senoculata
Aranea senoculata (misident.)
Aranea speciosa
Aranea zebra
Argiope
Argiope acuminata
Argiope brünnichi
Argiope bruennichi orientalis
Argiope bruennichii
Argiope bruennuchi nigrofasciata
Argiope brünnichi
Argiope brünnichii
Argiope brünnichii africana
Argiope fasciata
Epeira fasciata
Epeira speciosa
Miranda transalpina
Miranda zabonica
Nephila fasciata
Nephila transalpina
Segestria pulchra
 
Subspecies
Argiope bruennichi bruennichi
Argiope bruennichi nigrofasciata
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