Attending to its web only at night, the Twig Spider (Poltys elevatus) rests by day, tucking its legs and remaining completely motionless. Its bizarre elongated abdomen gives it the amazing mimicry of a shriveled petiole, allowing the spider to remain undetected by predators. Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo).
- © Chien C. Lee
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- Contained in galleries
- Borneo, Other Invertebrates, Camouflage