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Copyright: JOHAN MOSTERT (JoMo) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 65 W: 4 N: 125] (788)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-02-26
Categories: Nature
Camera: Canon S90
Exposure: f/8, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-10-31 11:08
Viewed: 2064
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This guy made his home just outside my cabin on a dive trip to Sodwana.
I'd greatly appreciate it if someone could identify the species!
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  • rychem Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 736 W: 13 N: 634] (21244)
  • [2010-10-31 11:35]

Wow, very attractive spider, I have never seen such a colorful spider

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  • dbp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 644 W: 9 N: 92] (4132)
  • [2010-10-31 11:49]

at the first moment it looks like something from space.

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  • Beger Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3311 W: 1066 N: 5188] (23042)
  • [2010-10-31 15:10]
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Hi Johan.
I think this is a Gasteracantha versicolor, Ranomafana, Madagascar. See photo with this link (two last photos on the page).Here, an other link
Your photo is so clear!


Nice Shot and you play well the color isolation there. Good

Bonjour Johan
TFS this so particular spider.Great details and colors.Catherine

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