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Long bellied Cyclosa Spider

cyclosa sp. Bifidia?

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Seen about 1.5 meters from the ground on a shrub.

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6 Comments

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 7 years ago

Thank you ChiefRedEarth

WoW! Nice photograph!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 7 years ago

Thanks Dilan Chathuranga

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 7 years ago

Nice series Sunny!!!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 7 years ago

Thank you Sckel...

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

sunnyjosef
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Ernakulam, Kerala, India

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

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