Unidentified

Picture ID 58194

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

This spider was known to be the Samon spider because it can only be found on a hill of wide 2 feet height of grass. It's body is almost similar to the neoscona genus but the body has a pattern of an obvious arrow, legs were a bit larger and longer, and it can easily be distinguish by its size that doubles the size of a normal neoscona genus spider. I would like a help from someone to study the habitat and nature of this spider that is authentic in Isabela ph.

  • Submitted by: 
    CuriousMan
  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2019
  • Photographed: Apr 24, 2019
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Isabela, Roxas, Philippines
  • Spotted Outdoors: Low foliage (shrubs, herbs, garden, excluding flowers),Open field, pasture, prairie, grassland
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes:
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Xtian1009

I’ve been intrigued to this particular spider as much as you do and wondered why it hasn’t been studied and named yet. Having taken care of and owned some in the past, here are my thoughts. Slings are yellow coming out of the sac, then turns into a darker yellow to orange and brown. As they became adults, they lose hairs on thorax and abdomen, developed banding on their metatarsus, tarsus became longer and narrower, and previously light colored sub adult became dark brown/black. Some specimens showed markings on dorsal abdomen resembling a sword or arrow. One very distinguishable mark… Read more »