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Silver long-jawed orbweaver

Tetragnatha laboriosa


It is a small spider with v-shaped fangs that are used as a defense mechanism and for hunting their food which consists of small and medium sized insects.It has a silvery abdomen with many cool zigzag designs and patterns.I found it on a hackberry plant that was about 7 inches tall.The web was like any other typical orbweavers web.


Hackberry tree

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Watauga, Texas, USA

Spotted on Mar 17, 2020
Submitted on Mar 18, 2020

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