Observation 95666: Gibellula Cavara

When: 2011-04-19

Collection location: Sawar village, Sarmi, Sarmi Regency, Papua Province, Indonesia [Click for map]

-1.89° 138.77° 2m

Who: S Frazier

No specimen available

Observed on an ornamental Hibiscus sp. shrub leaf in a village yard. Surrounding semi-natural habitats included ocean & beach, disturbed freshwater swamp forest /Metroxylon sagu swamp behind the beach and a coralline limestone ridge further back. No micro imagery, analysis results or specimen exists.

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The spider is…
By: Byrain
2012-08-11 16:33:55 CDT (-0400)

a jumping spider (Salticidae), you can tell from the eye arrangement.

S Frazier
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-08-11 15:34:45 CDT (-0400)

Welcome to Mushroom Observer, and thanks for making your very striking sighting part of the site. Though perhaps not right away, I think it stands a better chance of receiving an ID than over at Project Noah. I’d say this is anamorphic, to be sure, but beyond that would likely require the microscopy this is sadly without. Gibellula is one of a handful of safe bets for now.

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