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Foliage webbing spider - Phryganoporus candidus

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  1. Many spiders living together in a very messy ball of webbing ,entangled in branches. Also all trapped insects are dragged into the ball of webbing. Posted one year ago
    1. I believe its quite rare for spiders to tolerate each other, right? Posted one year ago
      1. There are some who live together for I gues at least some time. I have seen huntsman spiders together, but this is usually a batch of siblings who grow up together. Maybe it is the same in this case. I will keep searching. Posted one year ago
      2. Found it Ferdy.
        I did upload an image of a single specimen a while back.The species is Phryganoporus candidus
        Posted one year ago
        1. Wonderful, great job! Posted one year ago
  2. WOW!! Posted one year ago

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''Phryganoporus candidus'', sometimes called the foliage webbing spider, is a spider widespread in, but endemic to Australia. It is up to 10 mm long, silvery grey to brown with a pattern of light and dark brown markings on the abdomen.

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Jul 19, 2021. Captured Nov 15, 2018 20:14 in 85 Diamond Parade, Skye VIC 3977, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/9.0
  • 1/1328s
  • ISO1600
  • 135mm