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    comments (4)

  1. Respect for having it identified, Jivko, I imagine this one was not easy. Posted 11 days ago
    1. In fact a lot of discussions concerning the ID. There is a similar species, Z.anatolicus, not very well described. I have inserted links in the description, the sources I used to identify it. Posted 11 days ago
  2. Opiliones seem to lose legs as easily as I lose my hair.
    Seven will do nicely until next moult.
    Posted 11 days ago
    1. Haha, moving quite quickly among grass stalks, difficult to capture. Posted 10 days ago

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Zachaeus crista is a harvestman spider belonging to Phalangiidae family.

Similar species: Harvestmen
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded Jun 13, 2018. Captured Jun 10, 2018 06:44 in Unnamed Road, 6830 Gurgulitsa, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/160s
  • ISO1250
  • 100mm