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rainforest, Danum Valley, Sabah, borneo

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arthroprod 6 years ago

ChunXingWong, ironically, I do my best to help also knowing that this picture is tricky.

I agree with Caerostris but not Caerostris sumatrana ... i think the big red dot on its back can help, it's really visible and inevitable.
Thank you very much !

ChunXingWong 6 years ago

Hello arthroprod, this could be a Caerostris spider, maybe Caerostris sumatrana. Please understand that International Spider Survey is only a mission, not a group of arachnologists.
Looking forward to see more great Arthropod spottings from Danum Valley.

arthroprod 6 years ago

Nobody from "International Spider Survey" can put a name on this beauty ?

kfox 6 years ago

I am thinking this is some kind of tent spider due to the large abdomen compared to the cephalothorax, but I am not sure.

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Sabah, Malaysia

Lat: 4.92, Long: 117.65

Spotted on Mar 4, 2013
Submitted on Mar 19, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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