T.E.R:R.A.I.N - Taranaki Educational Resource: Research, Analysis and Information Network


Orbweb spider (Cryptic) Unidentified spider

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Araneidae
Genus: Cryptaranea
Common name: Cryptic Orbweb spider

The photos below are of an unidentified 7 mm long (body) cryptic orbweb spider. Photographed in New Plymouth February.










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