Sunday, August 1, 2010

New Found - Harvestmen

 ... ... it's always good to look close 42 - Harvestmen  ...

Harvestmen look like a spider but there are different order (spider belong to order Araneae rather than the order Opiliones - Harvestmen). they use to have long leg move real fast while see something get close and not a easy macro model for me so far... but I finally found a friendly one (even got one having it's breakfast) ....

in chinese
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盲蛛目─在生物分類的階級屬於《動物界→節肢動物門→蛛形綱→盲蛛目》雖然也有八 隻腳但不是蜘蛛,蜘蛛身體構造分頭胸、腹兩部分,盲蛛則頭胸部和腹部間無明顯分隔,大部分的盲蛛步腳細長,不吐絲。盲蛛依食性可分為植食性與肉食性兩種, 植食性種類步腳細長,上顎及觸鬚無明顯特化,肉食性盲蛛步腳粗短,上顎及觸鬚特化成鋏狀之捕食構造。台灣已知有28種盲蛛。

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... Harvestmen ...

... a friendly Harvestmen  ...

another one previously found @ Malaysia

... Harvestmen - 盲蛛 ...


more Harvestmen click here

3 comments:

Jamal said...

Thanks...now I know...

beetlesinthebush said...

That first photo is an excellent photo - very unusual perspective for these creatures.

liewwk said...

thanks Jamal & beetlesinthebush

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