Unidentified

Picture ID 107832

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

I think it's somewhere related to the widow-family. It has some aspects that look similair to a brown widow spider, but especially the male is interesting.

  • Submitted by: 
    SamNL026
  • Submitted: May 24, 2020
  • Photographed: May 30, 2019
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Koh Rong, Cambodia
  • Spotted Indoors: Garage or shed
  • Found in web?: Yes
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Helper-Harvestman

Wow, that is stunning. It looks like you have the Asian Hermit Spider, Nephilengys malabarensis. It does have some similar markings to a brown widow. It’s actually classified in Family Araneidae, with the orb-weavers, which I find puzzling. iNaturalist has pictures of both the female and the male:
https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/148029-Nephilengys-malabarensis/browse_photos