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Double-spotted Spiny Spider

Gasteracantha cancriformis

Description:

Spider found in the mangrove swamp it was a windy day and need a lot of shots to get one sharp

2 Species ID Suggestions

rozarats
rozarats 9 years ago
Spiny Micrathena
Micrathena Spider
Double-spotted Spiny Spider
Gasteracantha cancriformis Gasteracantha cancriformis (Linnaeus, 1758)


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4 Comments

Steve A
Steve A 9 years ago

Beautiful clear capture! Looks a little bit like the bird-dung spider we have in Australia.

Darvesh
Darvesh 9 years ago

i would say, it to be a crowned spider, as it has, crown sort of structure .......hahah :-)

Ulrich
Ulrich 9 years ago

Thanks for suggestion and comment

freelancing
freelancing 9 years ago

Really neat photo.

Ulrich
Spotted by
Ulrich

Florida, USA

Spotted on Mar 21, 2011
Submitted on May 19, 2011

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