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Spiny orb-weaver spider

Gasteracantha fornicata

Description:

Belly of a spider I found in the back yard.

Notes:

Have never seen anything like it before! I will get more photos of other side as it has yellow strips on it & horn like things that stick out its side.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago
Spiny orb-weaver spider
Gasteracantha fornicata Gasteracantha fornicata


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2 Comments

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

This may be a useful search page for you: http://www.findaspider.org.au/find/spide...

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Nice find - this is one of the spiny orbweavers. I think it might be Gasteracantha fornicata

MelKnoche
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MelKnoche

4870, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Aug 19, 2012
Submitted on Aug 19, 2012

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