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adult female - this species is a kleptoparasite... living on the web of a larger spider and feeding off its prey. A.flavescens most commonly inhabits the webs of araneids... and in this case... was found on the web of a Golden orb-weaver (Nephila pilipes - Araneae; Araneidae; Nephilinae). its a very small spider with a length (excluding legs) of around 3mm. legs are black... and the markedly domed and very shiny abdomen is red-orangey with silver markings. pls note that third photo has been tilted 90degs right.
lush vegetation within forest reserve cum recreational park
Araneae; Theridiidae; Argyrodinae
Spotted on Jul 8, 2019
Submitted on Oct 18, 2019
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