Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Madagascar (2001)

Date of issue: Mai 30th, 2001
Name of issue: Insects and spiders
Number of arachnid stamps in issue: 1/36

Although the drawings of this series are very poor, it is worth noting that it contains the only stamp of the world famous Atrax robustus (Sydney funnel web spider), and it is not even an Australian stamp!

Michel #: 2566A
order: Araneae
family: Hexathelidae
Atrax robustus O. P.-Cambridge, 1877

Other stamps of this series:

Souvenir sheet:

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