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Long bellied Cyclosa Spider

cyclosa sp. Bifidia?


The best camouflage ever seen. Very difficult to distinguish this long spider from the dirt it accumulates as a thread across the middle of it's very thin orb web. Size about 4 mm long.


Seen about 1.5 meters from the ground on a shrub.

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sunnyjosef 7 years ago

Thank you ChiefRedEarth

WoW! Nice photograph!

sunnyjosef 7 years ago

Thanks Dilan Chathuranga

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 7 years ago

Nice series Sunny!!!

sunnyjosef 7 years ago

Thank you Sckel...

Sckel 7 years ago

Cyclosa became one of my favorite species, because it is simply macabre. And on a par with the larvae that carry insects dead in her little body as protection

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Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Spotted on Nov 24, 2013
Submitted on Nov 24, 2013

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