White porch spider

Cryptachaea gigantipes
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Cryptachaea gigantipes is a large insect species belonging to the order Coleoptera. It is characterized by its impressive size, with adults reaching lengths of up to 5 centimeters. This insect has a dark brown or black body, a hardened exoskeleton, and long, powerful legs adapted for jumping. It is commonly found in tropical rainforests, where it feeds on plant matter and plays a vital role in the ecosystem as a decomposer.

White porch spider

Cryptachaea gigantipes
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Scientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Arachnida
order: Araneae
family: Theridiidae
genus: Cryptachaea

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