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Asian Spinybacked Orbweaver

Thelacantha brevispina


Thelacantha brevispina is a species of orbweavers in the family Araneidae, T. brevispina is the only species in the genus Thelacantha. The species is closely related to the genus Gasteracantha. It is found in Madagaskar and From India to Indonesia and Australia, and also in the North- and South pacific.


Garden, Close to tropical forest.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Francis Floe
Francis Floe 5 months ago
Asian spinybacked orbweaver
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1 Comment

thewndrr 5 months ago

Thanks again Francis

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Neboda, Western Province, Sri Lanka

Spotted on May 16, 2020
Submitted on Jan 25, 2022

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