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Double Spotted Spiny Spider

Gasteracantha mammosa

Description:

also commonly called Spiny-backed orb-weavers, due to the prominent spines on their abdomen.

Habitat:

tropical forest

Notes:

I spotted this and a lot of other spiny orb-weavers in the forest around Tuy Hoa.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Double Spotted Spiny Spider
Gasteracantha mammosa gasteracantha mammosa double-spotted spiny spider araneidae


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8 Comments

dandoucette
dandoucette 8 years ago

Thanks for the ID Jolly.

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

Thanks Mayra!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Fantastic!

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

Thanks everyone!

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

very cool!

I love this.It looks like two different creatures.

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Satyen took the words right out of my mouth!

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Awesome!

dandoucette
Spotted by
dandoucette

Tuy Hòa, Tỉnh Phú Yên, Viet Nam

Spotted on Jan 27, 2012
Submitted on Apr 6, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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