|With a web stretching between the roof, wall and left cast iron chair, the female argiope spider|
rests upside down in the web's center.
While over the years I've watched argiopes catch many different kinds of insects, I have rarely observed them shrouding their prey as efficiently and quickly as this lovely lady wrapped up her prey.
|Another yellow and black argiope with a butterfly catch|
Below are three short videos of our most recent resident arachnid as she wrapped up her catch in a shroud of white fibers.