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Spiny orb-weaver spider

Gasteracantha sp.


Hanging high on a tree that's nearby Lake Bangkalan, around 9-10 am.

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Possibly a female Gasteracantha diadesmia.

It also matches the illustration on page 557 of Riceland Spiders of South and Southeast Asia by A. T. Barrion, J. A. Litsinger, C.A.B.

pampoy 7 years ago

updated... thanks bayucca.

bayucca 7 years ago

Gasteracantha as genus is correct, but not Gasteracantha cancriformis, this is a neotropical species and not found on the Philippines.

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Davao Del Norte, Philippines

Spotted on Feb 23, 2014
Submitted on Apr 22, 2014

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