INDEX to Spiders of Sungai Tawau

 

Oxyopes sp SG TAWAU #2
Family: Oxyopidae
Genus: Oxyopes
Species:  Oxyopes sp SG TAWAU #2
Female
Location : SUNGAI TAWAU 21-9-2014 SUN 11:24AM

Unable to identified to the actual species. So the temporary name SG TAWAU 2 is given for category purposes.  Numbered as #2 because this is the second unidentified species found beside Sungai Tawau River.


Oxyopes sp SG TAWAU #2 This female Oxyopes sp is 9.5mm in body length.

Using the scale paper (1mm square) for measuring, the 1st pair of legs is 11mm in length


Oxyopes sp SG TAWAU #2 Eight eyes in total.

A pair of two large eyes in front and below them a smaller pair. One pair of medium-sized eyes are high up on the side of the head and another pair of large eyes looks above and backward.

This hexagon combination of eyes gives these spiders an almost 360o view.


We have in our image collection total 6 different species of Genus Oxyopes spiders. Out of which only 1 species is identified as Oxyopes lineatipes.  The other unidentified 5 species are given temporary names until they are identified.

Out of 6 species of Male only 2 species are found. The remaining 4 males are unfound and unknown yet.
 


Oxyopes sp BOMBALAI

Female
23-8-2009 BOMBALAI



Oxyopes sp GUDANG 4

Male & Female found togather

15-6-2014 GUDANG 4

 



Oxyopes lineatipes
 

Female
10-7-2012 MEROTAI

Male
9-7-2009
SG TAWAU


Oxyopes sp  PRAWNFARM

Male
12-6-2012 PRAWNFARM

 


Oxyopes sp SG TAWAU
#1

Female
1-10-2008  11:55AM
SG TAWAU

 


Oxyopes sp SG TAWAU#2
 

Female
21-9-2014
SG TAWAU
 


Spiders of Sabah  February 14, 2016 10:40:00 PM

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