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Sintija Valucka
Sintija Valucka 10 years ago

I even tried to identify this spider by searching spiders that spin zig-zag webs :D
and then I found that many do so...
and this term is also in my language (it is even written like that: zig-zag :D)

It really looks tiny! :) Glad you noticed it ;)

bayucca 10 years ago

I have seen such nets in Argiope sp.

Sckel 10 years ago

Omg, I'm surprised that you guys also use the expression 'zig-zag'. I confess that I was not going to shoot this web, it was built next to some ugly pieces of wood. I have not interested at first sight. But then I saw that the sun's rays were focused on the web and was so tiny and beautiful. Thanks for the informative link. :) Thanks, sintija.valucka.

Sintija Valucka
Sintija Valucka 10 years ago

Maybe some other day it won't be so shy! :)

I found that these zig-zag lines are known as stabilimenta ;)
You can read about them and their purpose here ->

Sckel 10 years ago

thanks, sintija :) I could not photograph the spider, I would have to undo the web.

Sintija Valucka
Sintija Valucka 10 years ago

wow, beautiful! :)
Great spotting!

Sckel 10 years ago

thanks, beaker. The central part of the web where this hidden spider is about 1 cm.

beaker98 10 years ago

Amazing pattern, Sckel.

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Cariacica, ES, Brazil

Spotted on Jan 4, 2014
Submitted on Jan 4, 2014

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