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Photo#460841
Very small orbweaver - Cyclosa

Very small orbweaver - Cyclosa
Escondido, San Diego County, California, USA
September 5, 2010
Size: <2 mm
Is it a very small orbweaver, or just an immature specimen of something bigger?

Moved
Moved from Cyclosa conica. Can you provide some images of the female?

Moved
Moved from Orb Weavers.

With those inflated palps, it is a male
full grown or pretty close. We don't see the tubercles of turbinata, so we would suggest Cyclosa conica male

 
But...
if it's a male, would we see the dorsal humps of turbinata if it were, in fact, turbinata? I had some female turbinata showing up in my yard around the same time that had the distinctive humps (as well as the extended "tail").

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