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Araneus praesignis

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Species:
Araneus praesignis (RM)
Previous species name:
Eriophora praesignis as shown by T. Hawkeswood
Family:
Araneidae
Body length:
female: about 8 mm
male: about 6 mm
Habitat:
This species builds an orb web in green shrubs and a retreat formed from a curved green leaf
Toxicity:
Probably not hazardous to humans
Araneus praesignis
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With its retreat
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Rear view
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Underneath female
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Mature male

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: None.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 8 November 2012.