Elusive male orb-weaving spider found in Kinabatangan


Rare find: The female, lateral view, with the male to show sexual size characteristics and differences.

KOTA KINABALU: The male of the elusive orb-weaving spider species Opadometa sarawakensis has finally been seen and recorded in the Kinabatangan district.

This species, known for its striking red and blue colours, was previously only identified through its females.

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