Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Platform Spider

Microlinyphia mandibulata punctata


Small spider only 4 mm long that was on a horizontal sheet web in the grass. There are small white spots on the abdomen.


Grassy hill along trail at Lake Hodges. This subspecies is found "West of the Continental Divide, from British Columbia to California." Most likely it is found in Baja California as well.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

San Diego, California, USA

Spotted on Feb 7, 2015
Submitted on Feb 10, 2015

Related Spottings

Tan jumping spider Spotting Comb-footed Platform Spider Platform Spider

Nearby Spottings

White Slime Mold Chickweed Western Grebe (Female) Ruddy Duck
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors