Argiope pulchella

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Argiope pulchella
Argiope pulchella at Nayikayam Thattu.jpg
Female, male at top right
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Family: Araneidae
Genus: Argiope
Species: A. pulchella
Binomial name
Argiope pulchella
Thorell, 1881[1]

Argiope pulchella is a species of orb spider belonging to the family Araneidae. It ranges from India to China and can be found on Java. It builds a web with a zig-zag stabilimentum. This species has a pentagonal opisthosoma (abdomen).