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Longjawed Orb Weaver

Opadometa sarawakensis


large spider, blue and red abdomen


tropical rainforest, 700m


It's not a great photo, but I only spotted this once in Malaysia in Maliau basin.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Longjawed Orb Weaver
Opadometa Sp.
Red and Blue Spider
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Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 6 years ago

Thanks Chun, nice to see it get a species name. I've updated.

ChunXingWong 7 years ago

Good news Dan!
This species is finally described just last year as "Opadometa sarawakensis".

ChunXingWong 8 years ago

I am still amazed how beautiful and majestic this spider is and yet it is still undescribed until now.

sunnyjosef 8 years ago


Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 8 years ago

Thanks for the ID Ignacio.

Dan Doucette
Spotted by
Dan Doucette

Sabah, Malaysia

Spotted on Jan 29, 2014
Submitted on Aug 3, 2014

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