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A Guide to Common Singapore Spiders
by Joseph K H Koh
  Brown-Legged Spider
Neoscona rufofemorata (Simon) 1884
 
close-up of pinkish brown female
Female
The dorsal pattern may vary; some may be uniformly darkish brown. Ventrally, the abdomen has two white spots.

Nocturnal. Hides in a curled leaf during the day. Egg-sacs are woolly in appearance.
Classification: Family Araneidae, Orb-Web Spiders.
Habitat: Trees and scrubs in shady parts of gardens, wasteland and secondary forests.
Female: 12-18 mm.
Male: 9-11 mm.
Distribution: Singapore (new record), Indonesia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, southern 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