Sunday, September 8, 2013

United Nations (2010)

Date of issue: 2010

Name of issue: Biodiversity
Number of arachnid related stamps in issue: 1/6

Looks like the spider artwork on this stamp is taken out of Kunstformen der Natur (Art Forms of Nature) from Ernst Haekel.

Identification of the species is based on the species listing on that plate.

Michel #: ? (Geneva)
order: Araneae
family: Araneidae
Gasteracantha cancriformis (Linnaeus, 1758)

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