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Tent Spider (Cyrtophora moluccensis)

Order: Araneae (ah-RAY-nee-ee) (Info)
Family: Araneidae (ar-ray-NEE-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Cyrtophora
Species: moluccensis


1 positive
No neutrals
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By Degarotty
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By Degarotty

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Member Notes:

Positive Degarotty On Jul 30, 2008, Degarotty from North Ipswich, Qld
Australia wrote:

These spider's were quite while I took the photo's.

They were in my old Green House that I haven't used for a while.

They did have little tent like oval balls in there web probably babies I guess.

Very striking markings on their backs and the color is so strong on them.

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