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What

Spiders (Order Araneae) Order Araneae

Observer

vijaybarve

Date

August 16, 2014

Description

Seen in a residential building. Fairly big one.

vijaybarve Project curator ID

Order Araneae

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Observer

chiefredearth

Date

August 17, 2014

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Square

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

July 27, 2014

Place

Kallar (Google, OSM)

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Square

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

July 27, 2014

Place

Kallar (Google, OSM)

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What

Orbweavers Family Araneidae

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

July 26, 2014

Description

Carefully preserved meal (a dragonfly?)

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What

Crab Spiders Family Thomisidae

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

July 20, 2014

Place

Ponmudi (Google, OSM)

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What

Fishing Spider Genus Dolomedes

Observer

vipinbaliga

Date

June 14, 2014

Place

agumbe (Google, OSM)

Description

Found this spider by the edge of a stream. She was waiting for the hapless victim - a struggling insect, a small fish or a tadpole.

There were many Water Striders( Gerridae) all around her. I was eagerly waiting for the her to catch a Water Strider which would sometimes come very close to her. But she didn't seem to be interested in them. I waited for more than 30 mins before I had to move on.

Maybe next time :-)

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Observer

subhajit_roy

Date

May 31, 2014 04:53 PM IST

Place

Durgapur (Google, OSM)

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Square

Observer

subhajit_roy

Date

June 22, 2014 10:59 PM IST

Place

Durgapur (Google, OSM)

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Observer

subhajit_roy

Date

July 9, 2014 12:12 PM IST

Place

Durgapur (Google, OSM)

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What

Jumping Spiders Family Salticidae

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

July 6, 2014

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What

Spiders Order Araneae

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

June 13, 2014

Place

vazhayila (Google, OSM)

Description

Only about 1 or 1.5 cm. long.

Photos / Sounds

What

Spiders Order Araneae

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

June 1, 2014

Place

vazhyila (Google, OSM)

Description

A tiny spider with its egg under Jasmine leaf, a measuring scale is seen in the picture to compare its size.

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Observer

chiefredearth

Date

May 24, 2014

Place

Kallar (Google, OSM)

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Observer

chiefredearth

Date

June 15, 2014

Place

vazhayila (Google, OSM)

vijaybarve Project curator ID

Order Araneae

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What

spider

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

June 14, 2014

Place

vazhyila (Google, OSM)

Description

When I saw this my first impression was it is a caterpillar. On close watch I found this spider is making a caterpillar impression by sitting on the both edged of this silk roll. This is on a bonsai ficus tree.
I am sorry for this poor images.

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Observer

chiefredearth

Date

May 25, 2014

Place

Kallar (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

spider

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

May 25, 2014 03:21 AM IST

Place

Kallar (Google, OSM)

Description

I saw this spider at midnight this spider was active on its web, but in the morning i found it dead on the ground.

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Observer

ivijayanand

Date

June 22, 2014 04:49 PM IST

Description

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 22nd June 2014

Equipment: Nikon D800 with Micro-Nikkor 105mm

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Observer

subhajit_roy

Date

June 26, 2014 12:20 PM IST

Place

Durgapur (Google, OSM)

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Square

Observer

subhajit_roy

Date

June 15, 2014 02:02 AM IST

Place

Durgapur (Google, OSM)

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Square

Observer

subhajit_roy

Date

June 15, 2014 01:59 AM IST

Place

Durgapur (Google, OSM)

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What

Jumping Spiders Family Salticidae

Observer

vijaybarve

Date

June 16, 2014

Description

Spider feeding on a fly

vijaybarve Project curator ID

Genus Menemerus

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Square

Observer

subhajit_roy

Date

June 4, 2014 11:16 AM IST

Place

Durgapur (Google, OSM)

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Square

Observer

subhajit_roy

Date

June 3, 2014 01:49 PM IST

Place

Durgapur (Google, OSM)

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Square

Observer

subhajit_roy

Date

June 3, 2014 11:28 AM IST

Place

Durgapur (Google, OSM)

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Observer

subhajit_roy

Date

July 3, 2013 11:31 AM IST

Place

Durgapur (Google, OSM)

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Observer

subhajit_roy

Date

August 13, 2013 08:06 AM IST

Place

Durgapur (Google, OSM)

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What

Crab Spiders Family Thomisidae

Observer

vipinbaliga

Date

August 11, 2013

Description

Looks like this spider had a scrumptious meal. She was covered with scales from a Moth. :-)

siddharth Project curator ID

Genus Thomisus

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Square

Observer

zeus

Date

May 24, 2014

Place

Dahanu (Google, OSM)

Description

Lynx spiders are the members of the family Oxyopidae. They all are hunting spiders that spend their lives on plants, flowers and shrubs. They approach their prey slowly then pounce, hence the common name Lynx spiders.

Better quality pic at : https://www.flickr.com/photos/satyenmehta/14255534132/

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7943-mini vijaybarve created this project on July 15, 2012
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