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Tent spider with egg sac collection

Description:

The female tent spider produces a large horizontal web with the assistance of peripheral younger spiders. This matriarch is safely in the centre of this community and may have a string of numerous egg sacs as shown here.

Habitat:

At the botanical gardens in Cairns



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2 Comments

MartinL
MartinL 4 years ago

Thank you DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
These are quite common. It was in the botanical gardens.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 4 years ago

That's a great observation, Martin!

MartinL
Spotted by
MartinL

Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Lat: -16.90, Long: 145.75

Spotted on May 15, 2015
Submitted on May 29, 2015

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