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SPIDERS THAT WEAVE WEBS

1) Spiders that web a flat sheet hangs under web

SPIDERS THAT DO NOT WEAVE

1) Spiders that live on ground without web

2) Spiders that live on plant without web.

LOOK LIKE ANTS  LIKE SPIDER BUT NOT A TRUE SPIDER

Spiders that web a flat sheet and hangs under web

Neriene KNPNeriene KNPNeriene KNP

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1.1.1b Sheet-Web Spiders
(Family Linyphiidae)

sheet-web weavers, dwarf spiders

SHEET-WEB WEAVERS
Linyphiidae
- small in size with long thin legs
- web a flat sheet often with perpendicular strands of silk above
- spider hangs upside down under web
- Habitat: fields and woods, usually low to ground
- Size: 2-7 mm
 

 

 

 

 

Gasteracantha diardi

Gasteracantha diardi
Female 20mm
6-9-2009 BOMBALAI

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cyclosa bifidaCyclosa bifida

Cyclosa bifida
Female 7.5mm
19-7-2009 Bukit Gemok

 

 

 

Argiope versicolor

Argiope versicolor
New record in Sabah
Female
11-12-2009 PORING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acusilas malaccensis

Acusilas malaccensis
Female 11mm
14-7-2015 THP

 

 

 

Genus Heurodes

Heurodes sp
Tree Stump Orb Weaver Spider
http://www.jamiun.com/?p=246

 

 

 

Neoscona nautica
Female 8mm
17-11-2014 EDA

 

 

 

Singa sp BATU LINTANG

Family: Araneidae
Singa sp BATU LINTANG
Female 5mm
25-7-2014 BATU LINTANG

 

 

 

Family: Araneidae
Singa sp SG TAWAU
Female 2mm
Location : Beside Tawau River 9-8-2009
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liprocea fusiformis/Larnia fusiformisLariniaria SEMARAK
Family: Araneidae  Genus Lariniaria
Liprocea fusiformis/Larnia fusiformis
Female 9mm Location : Taman Semarak 15-8-2009
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
The spider family Araneidae has 168 genus with 3000 over species.


More spiders on : Family Araneidae


1.1.1b Web Spiders
(Family Nephilidae)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Nephila pilipes - Female
The Nephilidae spider family has 75 described species in four genera. They were formerly grouped in the families Araneidae and Tetragnathidae.
 

More images on the Family Nephilidae


1.1.1b Sheet-Web Spiders
(Family Linyphiidae)

 

 

 

 
 
Linyphiidae family are very small spiders, including more than 4,300 described species in 578 genera worldwide. This makes Linyphiidae the second largest family of spiders after the Family Salticidae.

More species in : Family Linyphiidae

 


 

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