"Banded Garden Spider"
I found this little orb web first and then noticed the
tiny spider in the middle.
I'd never found one of these in Southern Utah, so I
wasn't quite sure if I
was correct in my identification. It did indeed turn out
to be a very tiny
Argiope trifasciata. The
jagged thing in the web below the spider is a
©Carol Davis - Tonaquint Nature Park, St. George, Utah
- Arachnids of Utah
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