carapace has a rough texture and the abdomen is covered dorsally by
a hardened shield.
Family Clubionidae, Sac Spiders|
Habitat: On the ground of gardens
and secondary forests.
Female: 6 mm.
Male: 4.5 mm.
Distribution: Singapore, Malaysia,
Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India.
have two rows of white spots extending longitudinally over the abdomen,
fusing into a white patch above the spinnerets. It makes a nest by
covering a small cavity on the ground with a roof made of soil particles
bound in silk.
The Sac Spiders include spiders which build characteristic chambers
in which to hide themselves for moulting or egg-laying. The chamber
is formed from a folded blade of leaf, sealed with a thick layer of
silk. Occasionally, a larger chamber is made by fastening several
Slender Sac Spider