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Spiny Orb Weaver

Gasteracantha cf. mammosa

Description:

It's a spider. I found it in my garden.

Habitat:

No idea. Haven't seen such a spider ever!... But since I live in West Bengal, India, I am guessing it is a tropical insect. Hot and humid environment.

Notes:

help me ID this arachnid.

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3 Comments

presentdip260189
presentdip260189 9 years ago

yup !!..got it!.... Gasteracantha cf. mammosa ....

presentdip260189
presentdip260189 9 years ago

thank you!...i will sure..

Marianne Wells
Marianne Wells 9 years ago

A type of spiny orb weaver. Not sure which though. Google spiny orb weavers in India.

presentdip260189
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presentdip260189

Bhatpara, West Bengal, India

Spotted on Feb 14, 2011
Submitted on Apr 27, 2011

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