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Small spider to 7mm diameter. The white is very stark so I can only assume it is warning colors or it did look a little like bird poo on the leaf, from a distance. It lay very still with its legs tucked in.
Small sheet web over the surface of a leaf. Te Mata, New Zealand
Adult males lack the pair of large abdominal spurs and the bright colors that characterize the adult females.
Spotted on Mar 25, 2013
Submitted on Mar 29, 2013
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