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  1. Neogonodactylus

    Neogonodactylus Haliphron Atlanticus Staff Member Moderator

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    You have already met the female of my species in the gallery. Here I am showing off my Sunday best.
     

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    DWhatley Cthulhu Staff Member Moderator

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    The aculeatus eye star is there but the smooth skin and what appears to be much more webbing discounted that species as an immediate guess. When I went to enlarge it I found you left a give away in Easter egg form :sagrin: on the genus so it is the smaller abaculus?
     
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    Neogonodactylus Haliphron Atlanticus Staff Member Moderator

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    No, it is not A. abaculus. This species gets much larger.

    Roy
     
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    The first photo looks like a ringer for Norman's sp 5 (pg 240) with the webbing and coloration
     
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    Neogonodactylus Haliphron Atlanticus Staff Member Moderator

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    Abdopus #5 mating

    That's it. Here is a shot of a pair mating. The female is a bit upset and is displaying a brown stripe.

    Roy
     

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    I am a sucker for lots of webbing :grin:. Is it going to get a species name soon?
     

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