Cyrtarachne nagasakiensis (Mastophoridae)
[Japanese name : shiro-obi tori-no-fun-damashi]
The spider usually perches on the foliage of pampas grass on the edge of
mountain paths and in meadows.
This spider's form and color is just like the excrement of a bird.
The spider imitates the excrement of a bird.
It weaves a quasi-concentric circular web during the night.
The length is 7-8 mm.
It is found on four main islands in Japan - namely, Honshu, Shikoku,
Kyushu, and Okinawa.
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