Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Caerostris
Family: Araneidae (Arachnida)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
sexcuspidata
NOTES

A large spider with short legs which are generally folded round the body. There are tubercles on the top of the abdomen. It builds a large orb web at night and rests on the bark of trees during the day.


AUTHORITY
(Fabricius, 1793)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Spider (8 legs) 


Colour
Notes: The body is brown and the legs are banded with a light brown. There is a white strip on the dorsal surface and red marking below the abdomen
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Bark spider
Habitat
NOTES: Live in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Caerostris femoralis
Caerostris hnatiukae
Caerostris insularis
Caerostris keyserlingi
Caerostris kibonotensis
Caerostris mimica
Caerostris mitralis
Caerostris schubotzi
Caerostris tuberculosa
Caerostris voeltzkowi
Caerostris wahlbergi



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