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Twig spider

Dolophones turrigera


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

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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 6 years ago

Wow! What a cracker Martin .. :)

SukanyaDatta 6 years ago

HOW did you SPOT it? Too good.

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 6 years ago

That seems right.
Thanks again emile

EmilieChich 6 years ago

Dolophones sp., possibly Dolophones turrigera.

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Perfect camouflage!

MartinL 6 years ago

Thanks Ashutosh Dudhatra

Ashutosh Dudhatra
Ashutosh Dudhatra 6 years ago

So awesomely camouflaged!

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Victoria, Australia

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

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