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Slender Green Orb Weaver

Araneus talipedatus

Description:

Very hairy legs on this Orb , camouflaged into its surroundings , green body with white/cream spots.

Habitat:

Green mottled leaves - sorry not sure of my plant ID's ..have some books and trying to learn

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5 Comments

AlanThornhill
AlanThornhill 7 years ago

Incredibly spiny. I wonder how it avoids poking its own eyes out?

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 7 years ago

Great spotting Charlie! This little guy's camouflage is incredible. Thank you for sharing :)

CharliePrice
CharliePrice 7 years ago

:/ ...this is how it was ID for me ...'Araneus' talipedatus, the Slender Green Orb Weaver, nicely spotted...i have removed the ' ..is that better , so it's right ..you know i like to make sure they are right ;)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Got an ID. Great. (Quote mark stuck in there?) Excellent location for it on that leaf.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 7 years ago

Wonderful camouflage here Charlie!

CharliePrice
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CharliePrice

Tasmania, Australia

Spotted on Nov 2, 2014
Submitted on Nov 3, 2014

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