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Slender Crab Spider

Description:

A Hygropoda sp. (Pisaurid), still an unidentified species. A male. It's legs, pedipalps and abdomen is long. Size: 8mm (forehead to tail tip), 47mm from back leg's tip to the tip of it's front leg. It's abdomen color is a mixture of light brown and orange. There are 2 shallow holes on it's abdomen. It is not moving when I took photographs of it.

Habitat:

Above soil surfaces (wikipedia) I found it on this leaf of a low plant in the forest of Poring Hot Springs, Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia.

Notes:

I found this spider when I was jungle trekking in the forest of Ranau Hot Spring Park. >>>Map accuracy : 1km radius.


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3 Comments

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 6 years ago

Thanks everyone.

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textless 6 years ago

Lovely photo - really well done.

Jaybird
Jaybird 6 years ago

Nice find!

Sabah, Malaysia

Lat: 6.03, Long: 116.73

Spotted on Dec 14, 2009
Submitted on Oct 13, 2011

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