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Flower spider

Diaea sp.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Andrea Lim
Andrea Lim 7 years ago
Perhaps in the 'Pink Flower Spider' group
Diaea evanida Diaea evanida


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2 Comments

MartinL
MartinL 7 years ago

Thanks Andrea. Yes it does seem to be a flower spider. Checking this Australian link indicated it fits into Diaea as you suggest but there is no closer match. http://www.arachne.org.au/01_cms/details...
http://australianmuseum.net.au/Flower-Sp...
Here is one that shares the darker, banded legs.
http://www.daff.qld.gov.au/26_12470.htm

Andrea Lim
Andrea Lim 7 years ago

Another link to the Pink Flower Spiders http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_...

MartinL
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MartinL

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Oct 29, 2012
Submitted on Oct 29, 2012

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