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Flower/Masked Crab Spider Flower/Masked Crab Spider - Thomisus sp., under UV lighting.<br />
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The face markings of this spider looks different from another Masked Crab Spider seen from the same location, which was identified as Thomisus labefactus :<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/122329/masked_crab_spider_-_thomisus_labefactus.html" title="Masked Crab Spider - Thomisus labefactus"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2994/122329_thumb.jpeg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1645660810&Signature=JpYtmwESFK9NRNIAQrJWnv7aZWY%3D" width="200" height="152" alt="Masked Crab Spider - Thomisus labefactus This Spider fully glows under UV light, makes it very easy to find them when using UV torch, similar to Scorpions.<br />
They usually hangs out on flowers when hunting.<br />
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Flower/Masked Crab Spider

Flower/Masked Crab Spider - Thomisus sp., under UV lighting.

The face markings of this spider looks different from another Masked Crab Spider seen from the same location, which was identified as Thomisus labefactus :

Masked Crab Spider - Thomisus labefactus This Spider fully glows under UV light, makes it very easy to find them when using UV torch, similar to Scorpions.<br />
They usually hangs out on flowers when hunting.<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/122330/masked_crab_spider_-_thomisus_labefactus.html Crab Spider,Malaysia,Masked Crab Spider,Penang,Spider,Thomisus labefactus,Ultra Violet Light

    comments (2)

  1. The mask is hilarious. It reminds me of the cat eye sunglasses from the 1950's. Posted one month ago
    1. You have very good imagination, Christine! :D
      I think the UV lighting further the 'mask'!
      Posted one month ago

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Uploaded Dec 3, 2021. Captured Dec 3, 2021 17:44.
  • TG-6
  • f/4.9
  • 1/320s
  • ISO800
  • 18mm