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Wrap-around Spider

Dolophones turrigera


Under 1cm.


Among the branches of eucalypts is where I find them


This may be the only time this variation of this spider has been spotted. Ron Atkinson and I agreed to call it as that species (Turrigera) and he has it on his site as Turrigera with split turret pending other advice

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34 Comments (1–25)

StephenSolomons 8 years ago

Thank you Leuba, This little spider is my all time favourite

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

This is one amazing spotting -what a find Stephen. Well done !!

StephenSolomons 8 years ago

Thank you Mark and ChunXingWong. It was a sighting made before I knew about Project Noah. This guy has never been photographed or described before so I was pretty chuffed with the shot

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

How come I missed this super spotting !! Very nice indeed Mr Solomons.

ChunXingWong 8 years ago

That is great !

StephenSolomons 8 years ago

Thank you ChunXingWong, Is that good is it?

ChunXingWong 8 years ago

Wow, this picture is one of the top images of "Dolophones"
shown on Google Image. Well Done !

dotun55 8 years ago


Smith'sZoo 9 years ago

Nice one!

StephenSolomons 9 years ago

Thanks Juan Di Trani, I have included this spotting as you suggest

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 9 years ago

wow! cool!...:)

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 9 years ago

Please consider adding this spot to Mimetic Animals mission

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 9 years ago


Tristan Pragnell
Tristan Pragnell 9 years ago

Superb !

Phil_S 9 years ago

Excellent and apparently rare spotting! Great eye.

Atul 10 years ago

Awesome !

harsuame 10 years ago


StephenSolomons 10 years ago

Thanks, I feel very privileged to have seen this little guy

Wild Things
Wild Things 10 years ago


Great spot Stephen!

iGo Sugiarto
iGo Sugiarto 10 years ago

wow! cool!

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 10 years ago

What an amazing being!

lori.tas 10 years ago

Wow. What great camouflage. And yes. welcome to NOAH.

antondazomb 10 years ago

THAT is one damn cool arachnid lol good eye

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 10 years ago

That's a hard one. You have keen eyes to detect this one. Nice.

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Spotted on Dec 25, 2007
Submitted on Dec 2, 2012

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