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Hersilia savignyi [female] with a kill Place: Bagaluru Fall,Geotagged,Hersilia savignyi,India,Two-tailed Spider,bagaluru,closeup,kill,macro,spider Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Again extremely well executed. So happy to have you here, Ganesh. Posted 2 months ago
  2. I like these eyes! Posted 2 months ago

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''Hersilia savignyi'' is a hersiliid spider found in Kerala, Maharastra, Gujarat, Karnataka, West Bengal, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, and Sri Lanka.

Popularly called the "two-tailed spider", this spider is common in southern India. It lives on the trunks of large trees — including commonly on the trunk of the coconut palm. Its colour closely matches that of the tree trunks in which it lives. It feeds on moths, ants, and other smaller spiders. Its cocoon is generally laid in the.. more

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by Ganesh Seshachar
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By Ganesh Seshachar

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Uploaded Oct 9, 2019. Captured Oct 8, 2019 14:16 in MCEHS Main Rd, Hosahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 562157, India.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/14.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO100
  • 105mm