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Family Pisauridae
Nursery Web Spiders that live near water

 

 

 

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


Spiders that live near water

Eye pattern of a Fishing Spider that lives near water in Sabah

Araneae

Family Pisauridae

This is a male spider

Male has a pair of brushy fangs like this.

Measurement of this Water Spider of Borneo on a 1mm scale graph paper. (This spider is not death. He, its a male, was corporative while measuring because he is aging and wounded with 2 legs missing.)

Body Length :  22mm (2.2cm)
Stretch from tip of front leg to tip of hind leg : 120mm (12cm)


 

SPIDERS OF BORNEO

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