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Three striped Red Crab Spider

Platythomisus cf sudeepi




1 species ID suggestions

Atul
Atul 3 months ago
Three striped Red Crab Spider.
Platythomisus cf sudeepi

17 Comments

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath a month ago

Thank you so much Leuba Jill and bg11a1.......

bg11a1
bg11a1 3 months ago

Unbelievable

JillBlack
JillBlack 3 months ago

Awesome find thanks for sharing

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 3 months ago

What a wonderful find ! I hope arachnologists in Sri Lanka get to see this record. I think this is where it is really important to have information on habitat, even if you don't provide the exact location.
Well done, Bhagya !

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 3 months ago

Thankyou so much Antonio.....

awesome capture Bhagya,super find,congrats and thanks for sharing

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 3 months ago

Thanks a lot dear friends for your lovely comments

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 3 months ago

Beautiful spotting!

KarenL
KarenL 3 months ago

Super find! :)

Yasser
Yasser 3 months ago

Amazing spider and an amazing find! Excellent spotting Bhagya!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 3 months ago

That is one of the spectacular spider i have ever seen!
Still how many varieties of spider are there on earth!
Way to go girl..congo :)

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 3 months ago

Thank you so so much for the Id and the information Atul....
Im so happy to capture her

Chamalka Dulmini
Chamalka Dulmini 3 months ago

Wow superb finding akki!Congrats!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 3 months ago

Excellent!

Saumya Wanniarachchi
Saumya Wanniarachchi 3 months ago

OH my God ! That is awsm ! Great find bhagi ! Incredible !

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 3 months ago

Wow!An excellent finding Bhagya!!Congrats!

Atul
Atul 3 months ago

This is an excellent and a rare find !
This Platythomisus genus of crab spiders is NOT reported from Sri Lanka
And is a rare find in India as well . A range extension paper was published in about 2005 in India .
This could very well mean it is a new record from your country .
All the best :-)

Kandy CP, Sri Lanka

Lat: 7.29, Long: 80.63

Spotted on May 26, 2014
Submitted on May 26, 2014

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