|St. Andrew's Cross Spider|
St. Andrew's Cross Spider (Argiope keyserlingii) belong to family Araneidae. This spider can easily be recognized by the silk woven zigzag cross in the middle of its web, which resembles the cross of St. Andrew and that is why it's called St. Andrew's Cross Spider. The spider sits with the legs in pairs. Females have a silver, yellow, red and black banded upper abdomen, with two length wise yellow stripes below. The males have a red-brown colored body, with no pattern on their abdomen. The female has a body length of 15mm. The male is much smaller than the female, having a length of about 5mm.
St. Andrew's Cross Spider