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A Guide to Common Singapore Spiders
by Joseph K H Koh
  Hasselt's Spiny Spider
Gasteracantha hasseltii C. L. Koch 1838
 
close-up of yellow spiny spider
A female
  Classification: Family Araneidae, Orb-Web Spiders.
Habitat: Wasteland, secondary forests.
Female: 8 mm.
Distribution: Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, India.
  From "A Guide to Common Singapore Spiders" by Joseph K. H. Koh
BP Guide to Nature Series published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by British Petroleum
© 2000 Joseph K H Koh