Backobourkia

Picture ID 6835

Picture of Backobourkia - Dorsal
  • Submitted by: 
    Murpat
  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2018
  • Photographed: Mar 13, 2018
  • Spider: Backobourkia
  • Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: Yes
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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ItsyBitsy
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Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This is an Orb-weaver, looks to be one in the genus Backobourkia. I’m uncertain if it’s B. heroine or B. brouni.

Storminateacup1
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It would be the B. broni with the size of its head compared to abdomen

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