Ariamnes
(Twig Spiders)

Picture ID 51891

Picture of Ariamnes (Twig Spiders)
  • Submitted by: 
    Gogoi
  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2019
  • Photographed: Aug 13, 2018
  • Spider: Ariamnes (Twig Spiders)
  • Location: Meghalaya, India
  • Spotted Outdoors: Forest
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes:
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LGD

Are all of these requests for academic work you’re supposed to be doing by yourself, rather than being given answers?

TangledWeb

Thank you for explaining. Eventually you will benefit from learning to identify spiders, at least to genus. We aren’t all experts on this website. Many of us taught ourselves to do this using books and the internet. I have a Biology degree and studied invertebrate zoology and entomology. When you have learned to use a taxonomic key for any type of living things, it is easy to do that with any other kind of life form. With spiders the trick is to learn the basic shapes of spiders in each family and where they are found. After that you can… Read more »

TangledWeb

Hint…be sure that each one is a spider. Look for eight legs and no antennae. If it has six legs and two antennae it is probably an insect. Look at this one again and you might be able to identify it using the materials you have.

ItsyBitsy

I wanted to add this one as it represented a new genus to the site. I see a Harvestman among his images but don’t think he’s submitted any insects yet. 🙂

TangledWeb

Thanks for checking. This one looked like a mantid insect, now I see that it was the angle and depth of resolution that made some legs look like antennae to me.

ItsyBitsy

Twig Spider (Ariamnes cf. simulans)