Definition of Argiope
- All Argiope species have two fundamentally different attack patterns.
- —Michael H. Robinson, Smithsonian, October 1987
- It's especially rewarding to visit the [goldenrod] patches early on dew-drenched mornings for the elaborate webs of the orb-weavers, particularly the big black-and-yellow argiopes, sometimes called garden spiders.
- —Ken Weber, Providence Journal, 17 Sept. 2005