INDEX to Spiders of Sungai Tawau
 

Species : Hitobia sp SG TAWAU

Family : Gnaphosidae
Genus : Hitobia
Species : Hitobia sp SG TAWAU Male

SUNGAI TAWAU 16-8-2009 SUN 5:40PM

This male was photographed on 16-8-2009 at Sungai Tawau, Malaysia. This is a rear species of spider in Borneo Island.

The actual Species name is unidentified.  Hitobia sp SG TAWAU is a temporary name because it was found on the sand of river bank of Sungai Tawau.


This male Hitobia sp SG TAWAU is 4.5mm in body length.

Ground spiders are characterized by having barrel-shaped anterior spinnerets that are one spinneret diameter apart.

male Hitobia sp SG TAWAU This male Hitobia sp SG TAWAU was found with 3 legs missing.

For male, we have not found a second male yet since 2009.

For female, one was found in 2014 in Eda factory in Merotai. Uncertain whether this female is the same species of above male Hitobia sp SG TAWAU.

Temporary code given to this female as Hitobia sp EDA. EDA because it was found in the abandoned log yard of Eda sawmill in Merotai.

More detail about this Hitobia sp EDA

Hitobia sp EDA

Hitobia sp EDA
Female 2014


More about Malaysian spiders  10-7-2009  November 18, 2014 06:56:19 PM

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