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Featherlegged Orbweaver

Uloborus glomosus

Description:

Male and female in the same web. They were so small! I couldn't get the clearest pictures with my phone, but I did my best to get different angles for detail, dorsal and otherwise. They were a bit too high up for comfort. They (the male especially) would bunch their legs together and sit straight and still if I got too close, looking a bit like web debris.

Habitat:

Found midway up in the branches of a juniper tree.

Notes:

These spiders also have a light form and a dark form. Additional resource(s): iNaturalist: https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/153730-... | Spider ID: https://spiderid.com/spider/uloboridae/u...

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2 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

Great spotting Matthew.
One interesting things about this genus they are non venomous - I think the only ones.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon a year ago

I love these spiders!

Matthew Hammond
Spotted by
Matthew Hammond

Conway, Arkansas, USA

Spotted on Oct 1, 2019
Submitted on Oct 4, 2019

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