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Yellow zebra spider

Verrucosa zebra

Description:

The zebra spider is found in secondary and primary forests in the brazilian and argentine Atlantic Forest, and feeds on small arthropods that fall into its web. This spider was found under the leaf of a shrub in a secondary forest as I walked on a trail.

Habitat:

This spider was under a guava tree leaf, in an area that has been reforested long ago and today is a well established secondary forest.

Notes:

Although this species is well distributed geographically, it is considered rare because of their nocturnal habits, which makes difficult your sighting.

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11 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 2 years ago

Wow - that's amazing ! and a great design for a chair. Thanks for sharing this beauty Andre

fernams
fernams 2 years ago

Bela foto! Parabéns!

AndréAlves
AndréAlves 3 years ago

Thank you so much to all you!

AshleyT
AshleyT 3 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!


That looks like a smiley face when you are far away.🤔

triggsturner
triggsturner 3 years ago

Wonderfully done Andre. Thank you for posting it.

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 3 years ago

Love this one!

Awesome!

Outstanding !

Francisco Ramírez
Francisco Ramírez 3 years ago

Great photo & amazing spider !!!! Love it ....

Machi
Machi 3 years ago

Beautiful spider and photo!

AndréAlves
Spotted by
AndréAlves

RJ, Brazil

Lat: -22.46, Long: -42.30

Spotted on Feb 21, 2016
Submitted on Feb 25, 2016

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