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Twig spider

Dolophones turrigera

Description:

A mottled grey orb spider with an uncanny resemblance to a twig.

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12 Comments

MartinL
MartinL 6 years ago

Thank you Sukanya
Thank you Viv
Thank you Dilan
I've seen this twice this year but the wrap around spiders, without the' twig' are more common and equally hard to spot.

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 6 years ago

Nice spotting Martin!

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 6 years ago

Wow! What a cracker Martin .. :)

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 6 years ago

HOW did you SPOT it? Too good.

MartinL
MartinL 6 years ago

Thanks Maria,
Shucks, Sergio, you have nice eyes too :)

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 6 years ago

Great spotting, Martin. You really have good eyes, don't you?

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Super camouflage!

MartinL
MartinL 6 years ago

That seems right.
Thanks again emile

EmilieChich
EmilieChich 6 years ago

Dolophones sp., possibly Dolophones turrigera.

http://www.arachne.org.au/01_cms/details...

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Perfect camouflage!

MartinL
MartinL 6 years ago

Thanks Ashutosh Dudhatra

Ashutosh Dudhatra
Ashutosh Dudhatra 6 years ago

So awesomely camouflaged!

MartinL
Spotted by
MartinL

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Feb 21, 2015
Submitted on Feb 21, 2015

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