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Stegodyphus sp.

Stegodyphus cf. sarasinorum (Family Eresidae)

Description:

Stegodyphus spider with a mite on its head. Some spiders from this genus are also called social spiders as they build web with a whole colony if spiders staying and hunting together. And some are solitary as well.

Habitat:

Seen at an open forest near a river.

Notes:

Better quality pic at : https://www.flickr.com/photos/satyenmeht...

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2 Comments

Wild Things
Wild Things 6 years ago

Yes Ashutosh. Even I think that this is the male :)

Ashutosh Dudhatra
Ashutosh Dudhatra 6 years ago

Beautiful ! i guess its the opposite sex(probably male) from the one i spotted .. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/725...

Wild Things
Spotted by
Wild Things

Thane, Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Aug 24, 2014
Submitted on Aug 30, 2014

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