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prasannaparab

Date

December 25, 2018

Description

Rhene Jumping Spider (Rhene Sp.) (BOTTOM) preying on a Kidney Garden Spider (Araneus mitificus) at the Lateritic Plateau habitat, Location: Amba Ghat, Maharashtra.

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prasannaparab

Date

January 6, 2019

Description

Green Crab Spider - Olios milleti (Pocock, 1901) [family Sparassidae], Goa 🇮🇳

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Dandy Spiders Genus Portia

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prasannaparab

Date

September 23, 2018

Description

A Fringed Jumping Spider (Portia sp.) [Salticidae family] ♂ feeding on a Long-jawed Orb weaver (Tylorida sp.) [Tetragnathidae family], Goa, 🇮🇳. Habitat- Semi evergreen forest. September-2018.

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Lichen Huntsman Spiders Genus Pandercetes

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prasannaparab

Date

November 23, 2018

Place

Goa, IN (Google, OSM)

Description

Lichen Huntsman Spider (Panderctes sp.) [Sparassidae family], Goa 🇮🇳 Habitat- Semi-evergreen forest edge. November-2018.

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prasannaparab

Date

November 18, 2018

Description

Comb-footed Spider (Meotipa sp.) [Family Theridiidae], Goa 🇮🇳 Habitat - Moist deciduous to Semi-evergreen forest edges. November-2018.

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Black-and-white Spiny Spider Gasteracantha kuhli

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prasannaparab

Date

October 28, 2018

Description

Black-and-white Spiny Spider (Gasteracantha kuhli) [Araneidae family], South Goa, 🇮🇳 Habitat- Moist deciduous to Semi evergreen forest undergrowth. Size- 15-18cm.

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Huntsman Spiders Family Sparassidae

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prasannaparab

Date

September 22, 2018

Description

Huntsman Spider ♀ [Sparassidae family], Goa 🇮🇳 . Habitat: Edge of Semi-evergreen forest.

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prasannaparab

Date

September 19, 2018

Description

Wandering Spider (Ctenus sp.) ♀ [Ctenidae family], Goa 🇮🇳 . Habitat: Lateritic plateau escarpments with Moist deciduous and secondary vegetation.

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Crab Spiders Family Thomisidae

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prasannaparab

Date

September 22, 2018

Description

Crab Spider ♂[Thomisidae family], Goa 🇮🇳 . Size: 3-4mm. Habitat: Semi-evergreen forest.

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Zodariid Spiders Family Zodariidae

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prasannaparab

Date

September 19, 2018

Description

Dorsal view of Ant-eating Spider ♂ [Zodariidae family], Goa India. Habitat- Lateritic plateau escarpments with moist deciduous and secondary vegetation.

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Ant-mimic Spiders Genus Myrmarachne

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prasannaparab

Date

September 16, 2018

Description

Ant-mimicking Jumping Spider ♂ (Myrmarachne sp.) [Salticidae family], Goa, India.

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prasannaparab

Date

September 16, 2018

Description

Daddy-long-legs Spider (Calapnita sp.) [Pholcidae family], Goa, India. Habitat- Moist deciduous forest with cashew plantation, found underleaf.

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prasannaparab

Date

September 16, 2018

Description

Orb Weaver Spider (Eriovixia Sp.) [Araneidae family], Goa India. Habitat: Semi evergreen forest patch.

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prasannaparab

Date

September 9, 2018

Description

Spartaeine Jumping Spider (Phaeacius sp.) female, Goa 🇮🇳Habitat: Moist Deciduous to Semi evergreen. Remarkably camouflaged with the tree bark, with such a wonderful cryptic colouration, took hours to get this one, my 3rd sighting in 2 weeks.

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prasannaparab

Date

September 9, 2018

Description

Crab Spider (Camaricus rinkae) [Thomisidae family] with a unique abdominal pattern, Goa 🇮🇳 Habitat- Semi-evergreen forest with flowing stream.

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Spotted Orbweavers Genus Neoscona

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prasannaparab

Date

September 2, 2018

Description

Orb Weaver (Neoscona sp.) Goa, India. Habitat- Semi evergreen forest.

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prasannaparab

Date

September 2, 2018

Description

Orb Weaver (Eriovixia sp.) [Araneidae family], Goa, India. August-2018. Habitat- along a road bordering dry to moist deciduous forest.

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prasannaparab

Date

September 2, 2018

Description

Orb Weaver Spider (Eriovixia sp.) [Araneidae family], Goa, India. Habitat- along a road bordering dry to moist deciduous forest.

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prasannaparab

Date

August 27, 2018

Description

A femae Ornamental Tree Trunk Spider (Herennia multipuncta) [Araneidae family], with a male on top, at Tinaighat, Karnataka, India. Taken with my iphone 5s.

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Trashline Orbweavers Genus Cyclosa

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prasannaparab

Date

August 19, 2018

Description

Trashline Orbweaver (Cyclosa Sp.) [Araneidae family], Goa, India.

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White Lynx Spider Oxyopes shweta

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prasannaparab

Date

August 26, 2018

Description

White-striped Lynx (Oxyopes shweta) [Oxyopidae family], Goa, India.

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prasannaparab

Date

August 19, 2018

Description

Jumping Spider (Asemonea cf. tenuipes) [Salticidae family] Male, Goa, India

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Hasselt's Spiny Spider Gasteracantha hasselti

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prasannaparab

Date

August 5, 2018

Description

Hasselt's Spiny Spider (Gasteracantha hasselti) [Araneidae family], Goa, India.

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Ant-mimic Spiders Genus Myrmarachne

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prasannaparab

Date

July 22, 2018

Description

Ant-mimicking Jumping Spider (Myrmaplata/ Myrmarachne sp.) [Salticidae family], Goa, India.

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prasannaparab

Date

July 15, 2018

Description

Striped Lynx Spider (Oxyopes cf. pankaji) [Oxyopidae family], Goa, India.

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Ant -Like Crab Spider Amyciaea forticeps

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prasannaparab

Date

July 15, 2018

Description

Ant-mimic Crab Spider / Red Ant Spider (Amyciaea forticeps) [Thomisidae family], Goa 🇮🇳 July 2018.

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prasannaparab

Date

July 8, 2018

Description

Long-jawed Orb Weaver - Tetragnatha sp. [Tetragnathidae family], Goa, India, July 2018. Habitat- Moist deciduous. Several spiderlings were also seen along.

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Spotted Orbweavers Genus Neoscona

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prasannaparab

Date

July 8, 2018

Description

Orb Weaver - Neoscona sp. [Araneidae family], Goa, India, July 2018. Habitat - Moist deciduous with bamboo. 13-17mm.

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prasannaparab

Date

July 8, 2018

Description

Lynx Spider - Hamadruas. sp. [Oxyopidae family], Goa, India, July 2018. Habitat- Semi evergreen forest patch. Size - 8-10mm. Spines on legs are an important feature to note on Lynx spiders, along with many other features.

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