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A Guide to Common Singapore Spiders
by Joseph K H Koh
  Black-and-White Spiny Spider
Gasteracantha kuhlii (C. L. Koch) 1838
 
close-up of black and white spiny spider
Female
  Classification: Family Araneidae, Orb-Web Spiders.
Habitat: Gardens, wasteland, secondary forests.
Female: 5-8 mm.
Male: 4 mm.
Distribution: Singapore (new record), Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam, India, Hong Kong, Japan.
  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