Small, 5mm to 6mm length. Bright pink with black polka dots. Looks like a 6yo little girl designed it. The way it was traversing its web line, it looked very like a crab spider, gasteracantha. Happy to be corrected. I have entered it as a family name of araneidae for now.
Adjacent to a small stream. Altitude 1000m.
It would be a reasonable assumption that it is mimicking a ladybird because of the bas tasting poison that they give off when disturbed. Cutest spider I ever saw. If all spiders looked like this, there would be no more arachnophobics.
Lat: -6.85, Long: 107.58
Spotted on Jan 28, 2015
Submitted on Jan 28, 2015
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