Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Garden Spider (Araneus sp), Sumatra Indonesia



Photos in this post were taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This garden spider is from the family of Araneidae under genus of Araneus.

Perfect hideaway. This spider deliberately chooses the right place to hide under a cracked leaf.

It has pentagonal shape of abdomen, in brown color with white patterned marks. The chepalothorax and legs are hairy. It has brown and white bands at the legs. The size of the body is about 8 mm.

Taxonomy:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Suborder: Araneomorphae
Family: Araneidae
Genus: Araneus (Clerck, 1757)

Reference:
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Araneus

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