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Sheet-web pisaurid

Euprosthenopsis pulchella


4 cm spider, made the web over an area of about 30cm running down into a tunnel in the dark. been watching her get bigger by the day... They catch prey that lands on their sheet-web through detection and speed. Belongs to same family as Fishing Spiders.



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Sheet-web pisaurid
Euprosthenopsis pulchella spiders - Zandvlei Trust

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1 Comment

Smith'sZoo 11 years ago

That's the one! Thank you Johan!

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Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Aug 28, 2012
Submitted on Aug 28, 2012

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