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Spiders of Sungai Tawau
Spiders of Sarawak
INDEX
Information
Family : Salticidae
 

 

1) Hunter Spiders with three-clawed legs



Spitting Spiders
(Family Scytodidae)

 

 

 

 
Scytodes ABACA
Scytodidae spiders catch their prey by spitting a fluid that congeals on contact into a venomous and sticky mass.

More about the spiders in Family Scytodidae

 




Family Hersiliidae
(Two-Tailed Spiders)
 

 

 

 

Hersilia deelemanae

Hersilia deelemanae
Female 6.5mm
ESPLANATE 23-12-2014

 

 

 

 
Hersilia GERGASSI

The Family Hersiliidae are Tree Trunk Spiders. These spiders have two very prominent spinnerets that are almost as long as their abdomen. So sometimes known as "two-tailed spiders."

More Tree Spiders in Family Hersiliidae

 




Family Oxyopidae
Lynx Spiders

 

 

 

Family: Oxyopidae
Oxyopes sp SG TAWAU 2
Female
Location : SUNGAI TAWAU 21-9-2014
 

 

 

Oxyopes sp SEMARAK
Family: Oxyopidae  Genus: Oxyopes
Oxyopes sp SG TAWAU
Female
Location : SUNGAI TAWAU 1-10-2008
 

 

 

Hamataliwa sp BOMBALAIEyes arrangement  of Hamataliwa sp BOMBALAI

Hamataliwa sp BOMBALAI
Female. Male unknown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Genus Oxyopes NEW SPECIES  

 


Wolf Spiders
(Family Lycosidae)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Agelena sp SG MEROTAI
Wolf spiders of the family Lycosidae are robust and agile hunters with excellent eyesight. They live mostly solitary and hunt alone. Some are opportunistic hunters pouncing upon prey as they find it or even chasing it over short distances.

More Wolf Spiders in Family Lycosidae

 


Family Pisauridae
Nursery Web Spiders

 

 

 

Nilus albocinctus

Nilus albocinctus
Female 13mm
14-7-2015 TBL

 

 

 

Sphedanus sp TABLE

Sphedanus sp TABLE
Female Consuming an insect in its mouth
13-7-2015 TAB

 

 

 

Hygropoda sp BOMBALAI

Hygropoda sp BOMBALAI
Unnamed species first record in Borneo found in 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Nilus albocinctus
Nursery web spiders are spiders of the family Pisauridae resemble wolf spiders (family Lycosidae), but they carry their egg sacs by means of their jaws and pedipalps (instead of attaching them to their spinnerets).

More about Family Pisauridae

 


2) Hunter Spiders with two-clawed legs



 

 

 

Micaria sp MEROTAI
Family : Gnaphosidae
New Species : Micaria sp MEROTAI
Male 2.5mm
Location : MEROTAI 12-2-2015
 

 

 

Hitobia sp SG TAWAU

Family : Gnaphosidae
Hitobia sp SG TAWAU
Male 4.5MM
Location : SUNGAI TAWAU 16-8-2009

 

 

 

Family : Gnaphosidae
New Genus : EDA
New Species : EDA sp EDA
Female     Unusual long legs
Location : EDA LOGYARD 18-11-2014
 

 

 

Family : Gnaphosidae
Hitobia sp ESPLANADE
Female 5.5mm
Location : RIVER ESPLANADE 16-11-2014
 

 

 

Family : Gnaphosidae
Hitobia sp EDA
Female 3.5mm
Location : EDA LOGYARD 9-7-2014

 
   

Family Thomisidae
Crab Spiders

 

 

 

Oxytate virens


Oxytate virens
Female 4mm
31-8-2009 BOMALAI HILL

 

 

 


Family Thomisidae
Tmarus sp BATU LINTANG
Female
25-7-2014 BATU LINTANG

 

 

 

Tmarus sp EDAGenus Tmarus

Genus Tmarus
Tmarus sp EDA Female 3.5mm
23-9-2014 EDA

 

 

 

Runcinia sp Sg TAWAU
Family: Thomisidae  Subfamily: Thomisinae
Runcinia sp Sg TAWAU
Female
Location SUNGAI TAWAU 26-7-2009
 

 

 

Borboropactus sp SG TAWAU
Family: Thomisidae  Genus: Borboropactus
Borboropactus sp SG TAWAU
Female
Location : SUNGAI TAWAU 22-1-2010
 

 

 

Phrynarachne sp MEROTAI

Genus: Phrynarachne
Phrynarachne sp MEROTAI
1-10-2014 MEROTAI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
A male spider in the Genus Thomisus
A male spider in the Genus : Thomisus
Size: 3 mm

 

 

 

 

 
Sphecotypus sp LOKKAWISphecotypus sp LOKKAWI
Sphecotypus sp LOKKAWI
Female 8mm

2009 Lok Ka Wi
14-7-2015 TBL
 

 

 


Genus: Castianeira
 

 
Castianeira sp ESPLANADE Genus: Castianeira
Castianeira sp ESPLANADE
Male 6mm
12-7-2015 ESPLANADE
 
 

 

 

Corinnidae Subfamily: Castianerinae
Genus Castoponera

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

Utivarachna fukasawana Female
Utivarachna fukasawana Male

Utivarachna fukasawana
Female 6.5mm
Male 6mm
15-7-2015 TBL
1-11-2009 TBL

 
   
 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Heteropoda sp TBL

Heteropoda sp TBL
Female 7mm
14-7-2015 TBL

 

 

 

Heteropoda tetrica

Family: Sparassidae  Genus: Heteropoda
Heteropoda tetrica
Female
Location : SUNGAI TAWAU 16-9-2014

 

 

 

Heteropoda boiei

Heteropoda boiei
Female 8mm
15-7-2015 TBL

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sparassidae New Genus

Sparassidae New Genus
1) Greenish when juvenile
2) The eye arrangement not belonging to any known genus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3) Hunter Spiders with two pairs of book-lungs

 

Family Theraphosidae
(Hairy Mygalomorph Spiders)
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
   

 

SPIDERS OF BORNEO

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