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Cyclosa species

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Species:
Cyclosa species
(ID based on similarities with Mascord's Cyclosa images)
Family:
Araneidae
formerly Argiopidae
Body length:
female: about 8 mm
male: about 7 mm
Habitat:
The female will probably in a small circular orb web with the male waiting somewhere nearby
Toxicity:
This species may be too small to cause illness in humans
Cyclosa species
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Side view
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Male underside
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Another view
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Front views

Note that the spider shown on this page may be an example of the male of the Cyclosa species presented elsewhere on this website.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Cyclosa insulana.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 25 August 2012.