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Monkey Orb Weaver Spider

Neoscona Sp.

Description:

The genus Neoscona is similar to Caerostris being nocturnal and cryptically coloured. It is also referred to as the hairy field spider and has a globose (round) abdomen which overhangs the carapace. The legs are equipped with numerous spines. During the day this spider takes refuge amongst leaves and in or under bark.

Habitat:

Seen at a small forest near a river.

Notes:

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Thane, Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Nov 19, 2014
Submitted on Nov 19, 2014

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