Picture ID 9791

Picture of Tetragnatha - Male - Eyes

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  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2018
  • Photographed: Apr 2, 2018
  • Spider: Tetragnatha
  • Sex: 
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  • Location: Barangay Tambo Island garden City of Samal, davao del Norte, Philippines
  • Spotted Outdoors: Saltwater ocean, river, lake, stream
  • Found in web?: Yes
  • Attributes: Eyes
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Your image has been filed. Welcome to Spider ID. 🙂


IDing Tetragnatha to species from an image is difficult. There are a lot of them (347 described species!) and they’re similar looking. The only Tetragnatha I know how to get to species from a basic image with any certainty is Tetragnatha viridis because I think it’s the only green one in North America… The World Spider Catalog lists Tetragnatha ceylonica, desaguni, iwahigensis, llavaca, mandibulata, maxillosa, nitens, okumae, rimandoi, vermiformis, and virescens as possibilities for the Philippines so that narrows it down to 11 likely species. When dealing with a genus with a lot of species like this you typically need… Read more »

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