Bolas spider (Mastophora hutchinsoni)

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Bolas spider fact file

Bolas spider description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderAraneae
FamilyAraneidae
GenusMastophora (1)

Information on the bolas spider (Mastophora hutchinsoni) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Bolas spider status

The bolas spider species has yet to be assessed by the IUCN.

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Authentication

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

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References

  1. ITIS, the Integrated Taxonomic Information System (May, 2010)
    http://www.itis.gov
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Bolas spider hanging upside down  
Bolas spider hanging upside down

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