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Offline John

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« on: October 13, 2014, 03:11 AM »
Can anybody help with the identification of this guy please
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« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2014, 23:13 PM »
Hi John,

Very rusty on spiders but figuring it's a crab spider I am going for Synema globosum.... I have only seen the mature males that are red instead of your yellow.... I wonder if that is the sign of a young male as opposed to mature male?... Wikipedia of course, disagrees with me on that... :)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synema_globosum

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« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2014, 00:13 AM »
Thankyou for that Clive...led me on to this pic I found on the web...By the shape of the markings you can see why they call it  Napoleon spider!
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Offline Rickyjose

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« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2015, 23:56 PM »
Synema globosum as identified already by Clive. You can find white, yellow, or red ones with the black Napoleon marking.

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