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Spined Micrathena

Micrathena gracilis

Description:

I believe the specimen is a Micrathena gracilis due to its 10 spines. According to Wikipedia only female specimens can create webs, so this would be one of them. Total length of the spider was about 1 centimeter.

Habitat:

Bushes in tropical warm weather (30C).

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4 Comments

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Fabuloso::

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

Very cool spikes!

RicardoJ
RicardoJ 9 years ago

Thank you very much! I wish I had found you earlier!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Lovely capture!
Welcome to the community Ricardo!

RicardoJ
Spotted by
RicardoJ

San José, Costa Rica

Spotted on Dec 8, 2012
Submitted on Jan 7, 2013

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