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Great Camouflage - Wrap around spider - Dolophones turrigera Spotted in a hakea Australia,Dolophones turrigera,Geotagged,Summer,Turreted Wrap Around Spider Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Great Camouflage - Wrap around spider - Dolophones turrigera

Spotted in a hakea

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  1. What an amazing shot- keen powers of observation to notice it! Posted 8 months ago
    1. Neptune you will be in the good book today, and yes it is a great find. Posted 8 months ago
      1. My shot Ernst! ROFL Posted 8 months ago
      2. Yes however he is very competitive and doesn’t leave much for me to photograph ???? Posted 8 months ago
  2. Get a another camera and keep a distance of may be 20 metres away from the Alfa male. But what ever you both will enjoy your input into Jungledragon Posted 8 months ago, modified 8 months ago
    1. Alpha ... oh germanic one. ROFL Posted 8 months ago
    2. Ha ha. Thanks for the advice! I’ll invoke my feminine secret wisdom! Posted 8 months ago
      1. No domestic on jungle dragon . Otherwise it might be called Tarzan and Jane Posted 8 months ago
        1. Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee Posted 8 months ago

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Dolophones turrigera is a wraparound spider in the family Araneidae. They hide in the day and make a web at night. The female when adult is 8 mm, the male 4-5 mm.

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by Calbost Niel
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By Calbost Niel

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Uploaded Jan 25, 2021. Captured Jan 25, 2021 12:45 in 58-82 Terrace Falls Rd, Hazelbrook NSW 2779, Australia.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/9.0
  • 1/100s
  • ISO160
  • 105mm