The Northern Golden Orb Weaver or Giant Golden Orb Weaver is a species of orb-weaver, this particular specimen has been sourced from Malaysia, but can also be found in Japan, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Taiwan, Singapore, Myanmar, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Philippines, Sri Lanka, India, and Papua New Guinea. It is commonly found in primary and secondary forests and gardens. It is famous for its golden web.
These are stunning and absolutely huge, females can grow up to 30-50mm. It is one of the biggest spiders in the world. Interestingly the spider will bury its eggs instead of hanging them in its web making it unique among the spider species.
Latin Name: Nephila maculata
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Sex: M or F
Distribution: Nephila maculata can be found in Japan, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Taiwan, Singapore, Myanmar, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Philippines, Sri Lanka, India, Malaysia and Papua New Guinea.
Prepared: By our very own entomologists.
Frame: Handmade in our workshop.
Frame Size: 7 x 9 Inch.
Please Be Aware: The specimen that you will receive may differ in size, shape or colour very slightly since you are purchasing a natural product.
Where do we source our insect specimens? All of our specimens are purchased from conservation farming projects. Please visit our ethics pages in the menu for details on the type of projects we work with.
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Frame Size (Inches): 9 x 7
Specimen Colour: Brown