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Dewdrop Spider

Argyrodes sp.

Description:

Spiders of the genus Argyrodes (Theridiidae), also called dewdrop spiders, occur worldwide. They are best known as kleptoparasites: they steal other spiders' prey. They invade and reside in their host's web even though they can spin their own webs. (Wikipedia).

2 Species ID Suggestions

Dewdrop Spider
Argyrodes antipodianus
Atul
Atul 8 years ago
Spider
Thwaitesia sp. Family Theridiidae.


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6 Comments

João L. Chavari
João L. Chavari 7 years ago

Thwaitesia affinis

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Linda!

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

Superb Spotting Sergi :)

C.Sydes
C.Sydes 8 years ago

very beautifully, great spot

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Lovely spotting!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

What a beautiful spider!

Sergio Monteiro
Spotted by
Sergio Monteiro

Curitiba, PR, Brazil

Spotted on Jan 27, 2013
Submitted on Jan 27, 2013

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