GUIDE TO COMMON SPIDERS IN BORNEO ISLAND


  Neoscona sp SPORT
Neoscona sp SPORT

Female 9mm

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Neoscona nautica

Female 8mm

17-11-2014 EDA

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Neoscona vigilans

Female ♀

28-9-2008 SEMARAK
 
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Neoscona vigilans

Female ♀

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Neoscona nautica


Neoscona nautica

Family: Araneidae
Genus: Neoscona

Neoscona nautica
Spotted Orbweavers, Laba-laba

EDA 17-11-2014 MON 10:10AM

8mm

Neoscona nautica


CEPHALOTHORAX CEPHALOTHORAX:
(A fused head and thorax)


Cephalothorax longer than wide, blackish; cephalic region darker; thoracic region near posterior end brownish and excavated.
Chelicerae blackish, outer margin with four teeth and inner margin with three teeth, fang smaller.
Endite (Maxillae) much longer compared to labium, yellowish, inner margin dark.
Labium much shorter, yellowish, distal margin dark
Sternum blackish with a brownish median longitudinal marking, posterior half only slightly narrowed.
Legs blackish, anterior legs more blackish, while posterior two legs with greyish bands at the proximal end of tibia and metatarsus.
 


ABDOMEN ABDOMEN

Dorsum (the upper half) of abdomen velvety black(天鵝絨般的黑色), with a middorsal slightly paler region with two lateral projections. (see detail image below)

A pair of whitish or greyish spots on the anterior half present. Longer than wide, somewhat heart shaped, a few whitish isolated bristles stand out from dorsum.

Ventrum with blackish broad patch bordered at each posterolateral angle with a white spot.

Epigyne (epigynum) with a scape constricted at the middle, basal region wider, distal end narrower and pointed.

 


Epigyne (epigynum) Epigyne (epigynum) with a scape constricted at the middle.

Middorsal with two lateral projections.


This Neoscona nautica female's body size is 8mm