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Araneid spider


A small green and white spider with distinctive patterns and spiny 'shoulders' on the abdomen.
Body length about 9mm.
Good match for the foliage.


Settled into leaflets on Acacia mearnsii at a local nature reserve.


This species has been spotted by some other local photographers but nobody seems to have found a convincing species name yet. Could be Araneus sp.

No species ID suggestions


Neil Ross
Neil Ross 10 months ago


Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway a year ago

Good find -love the green !

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.88, Long: 145.25

Spotted on Jan 14, 2018
Submitted on Jan 14, 2018

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