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Orb-weaving or Bird-dropping Spider

Cyrtarachne inaequalis

Description:

Not at all sure what this is. Small thumbnail size, resting under a leaf.

Habitat:

At the edge of an open place close to a swampy woodland, in Periyar Bamboo Garden N.P.

7 Comments

Les Catchick
Les Catchick 6 years ago

Thanks to you I have found this to match mine. I am not sure it of the bird-dropping bit.

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 6 years ago

I've deleted my suggestion . Reza's suggestion looks spot on :)

Jellis
Jellis 6 years ago

I agree with Reza

I found this species Cyrtarachne inaequalis very close to yours and the link above as one found in India. A lot of references for this species is from japan where it is supposed to be a newly found species .

https://www.tumblr.com/tagged/cyrtarachn...

http://zipcodezoo.com/index.php/Cyrtarac...

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 6 years ago

This is only a suggestion ... the body shape looks quite similar to yours Pam

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 6 years ago

Spider of some kind? Beautiful markings on its back Pam

pamsai
Spotted by
pamsai

Kerala, India

Spotted on Nov 1, 2015
Submitted on Nov 27, 2015

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