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Gasteracantha sp. - Spiny Orb Weaver Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/38721/gasteracantha_sp._-_spiny_orb_weaver.html" title="Gasteracantha sp. - Spiny Orb Weaver"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2784/38721_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1681948810&Signature=Bda0E%2FnFvSOYctbK98salnuCpzI%3D" width="200" height="200" alt="Gasteracantha sp. - Spiny Orb Weaver Gasteracantha spiny orb weaver spiders are an amazing sight to behold. I still remember the first one that I ever saw, before I started all this bugging around. I had no idea what it was, and with no internet, no way of finding out. For all I knew, it could have been deadly poisonous, so I gave it a wide berth.<br />
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I can find very similar species, but no match. If the species is documented, then the information is not readily available on the web. For example; G. westringi of Australia is very close.<br />
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Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.<br />
http://www.jungledragon.com/image/38719/spider_crab_3998.html<br />
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Gasteracantha sp. - Spiny Orb Weaver

Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.

Gasteracantha sp. - Spiny Orb Weaver Gasteracantha spiny orb weaver spiders are an amazing sight to behold. I still remember the first one that I ever saw, before I started all this bugging around. I had no idea what it was, and with no internet, no way of finding out. For all I knew, it could have been deadly poisonous, so I gave it a wide berth.<br />
<br />
I can find very similar species, but no match. If the species is documented, then the information is not readily available on the web. For example; G. westringi of Australia is very close.<br />
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Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.<br />
http://www.jungledragon.com/image/38719/spider_crab_3998.html<br />
http://www.jungledragon.com/image/38720/spider_crab_3893.html Bandung,Fall,Geotagged,Indonesia,Java,West Java,ananeidae,arachnid,spider,spiny orb weaver,web

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By Vodkaman

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Uploaded May 10, 2016. Captured Jun 21, 2013 08:48 in Jl. Lavender No.8, Ciwaruga, Parongpong, Kabupaten Bandung Barat, Jawa Barat, Indonesia.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/8.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO400
  • 105mm