Hawaiian happy face spider

Theridion grallator

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Theridion grallator, also known as the happy face spider, is a spider in the family Theridiidae. Its Hawaiian name is nananana makakiʻi (face-patterned spider). The specific epithet grallator is Latin for "stilt walker", a reference to the species' long, spindly legs.

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  1. (c) Forest Starr and Kim Starr, some rights reserved (CC BY), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Theridion_grallator.jpg
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theridion_grallator

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