CONTENTS
Flora index
Fauna index
guide to the mangroves of singapore
Spiders
Peter K L Ng and N Sivasothi (editors)
 
Mangrove big-jawed spider
Tetragnatha josephi
Family Tetragnathidae

Size:
female 6.5-10 mm, male 5.5-6 mm

Common in the mangrove. When disturbed, it will run away from the web and lie motionless on a leaf or branch nearby. Males are easily identified by their large and prominent jaws.

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close-up of male
Male
close-up of female
Female
What is mangrove?
Introduction

The Ecosystem

Abiotic
Biotic

Value
Intro
Products
Indirect uses
Potential uses

About Mangroves
in Singapore

History
Mangroves to visit
Conservation
 
From "A Guide to Mangroves of Singapore", Peter K. L. Ng and N. Sivasothi (editors)
Volume 1: The Ecosystem and Plant Diversity and Volume 2: Animal Diversity
Authors: Kelvin K. P. Lim, Dennis H. Murphy, T. Morgany, N. Sivasothi, Peter K. L. Ng,
B. C. Soong, Hugh T. W. Tan, K. S. Tan & T. K. Tan
BP Guide to Nature Series published by the Singapore Science Centre, sponsored by British Petroleum
2001 Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, The National University of Singapore & The Singapore Science Centre