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Tropical tent-web spider

Cyrtophora citricola


Adult female spider. approx. 12-15 mm. Massive web with two different layers of silk in different patterns. This pretty female made her home in the canopy of our porch at the Education building at Zoo Miami.


Man-made structure.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Atul 8 years ago
Tropical Tent Web Spider
Cyrtophora citricola Cyrtophora citricola - BugGuide.Net

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Atul 8 years ago

My pleasure :)

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Zoo Miami CS 8 years ago

Thank you, Atul! I have updated the post with the species id. :)

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Spotted on Aug 16, 2013
Submitted on Aug 21, 2013

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