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Red and Silver Dewdrop Spider

The Red and Silver Dewdrop Spider (Argyrodes flavescens) is a species of arachnid that belongs to the Theridiidae family. It is widespread through Southeast Asia. It can also be found in Sri Lanka. This is a kleptoparasite (lives on the web of other large spiders and feeds on their prey).

This is a very small spider growing to less than 0.15 inches long (not including the legs). The legs are black and the shiny abdomen is reddish-brown with white spots.

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Red and Silver Dewdrop Spider