sign in a cave in Laos

20 November 2011

Liphistius kanthan, trapdoor spider

Liphistius kanthan is a species of trapdoor spider and is only known in one location, a cave called Gua Kanthan in Perak, Malaysia.

There are a few species of cave dwelling trapdoor spiders known in Malaysia.

In Gua Kanthan they build their nests on the cave walls. The nests vary in size and shape.

These 2 nests are side by side

This door is slightly open

See more on Gua Kanthan and Liphistius

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