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Coelotes sinuolatus 細彎隙蛛

Coelotes sinuolatus 細彎隙蛛
Family Agelenidae
Coelotes sinuolatus 細彎隙蛛

2015-10-13 TAWAU, BORNEO ISLAND
Identification Reference : 中國蜘蛛大圖鑑 Page 31



Agelenidae Family
草蛛科

FUNNEL-WEB SPIDERS
Agelenidae
- long posterior spinnerets (some)
- dull in color (light brown, light grey)
- web a flat sheet with a funnel retreat Trichobothria on tarsi
- single row of trichobothria (thin hairs set - at right angles to the leg) on tarsi
- Habitat: grass, bushes, under stones and rocks
- Size: 3-20 mm

Spiders of the genus Agelena weave web funnels that trap their prey. The genus is limited from Africa to Japan.

Agelenidae :
Funnel-web Spiders, Cobweb Spiders.

Morphology : The adult spiders 217 mm long; of medium build (mainly), or decidedly plump-bodied; diverse in form:

1) short-legged,
2) or with legs of medium length,
3) or long-legged to harvestman-like with very long, thin legs more than five times the body length;

With eight eyes. The eyes in two horizontal rows of 4; all clear and glassy.

The palpal organs of the male of complex structure and enclosed by the specialized, hollowed tarsal segment (the cymbium). The male palps without a paracymbium.

The adults making snare-webs; constructing funnel-shaped or tubular webs, or constructing horizontal sheet webs (usually with a tubular retreat at one corner, prey being attacked on the upper side of the web).

Agelena opulenta
小草蛛
草蛛 Agelena tungchis
黑背草蛛(雌)
黑背草蛛(雌)
左‧立體網型

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