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A Guide to Common Singapore Spiders
by Joseph K H Koh
  Striated Tylorida
Tylorida striata (Thorell) 1877
 
close-up of female
Female
Members of the species Tylorida have two rows of long, slender curved hairs on the femurs of the fourth leg and have silvery or golden spots on the abdomen. Members of the family Tetragnathidae build delicate orb-webs with open hubs. Classification: Family Tetragnathidae, Big-Jawed Spiders.
Habitat: Grassy areas.
Female: 5 mm.
Male: 4-5 mm.
Distribution: Singapore (new record), Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, Taiwan, Japan.
The webs are suspended horizontally or in an inclined plane.
  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