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A web of unknown species --perhaps spider mites-- forming a closely wrapped film around a stump.


This web was constructed on the stump of a mango tree (Mangifera sp.) some months after it was shattered by another falling tree, in a large semi-urban yard & garden next to a disturbed patch of remnant lowland forest. This is in the equatorial tropics of northern New Guinea,

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Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 4 years ago

Thanks suz, I'll investigate!

suzmonk 4 years ago

Hi, Scott. Ran into a web like this awhile back. In that case, it was some kind of spider mite ...


Lat: -2.56, Long: 140.50

Spotted on Apr 4, 2013
Submitted on Mar 17, 2014

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