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Red Tent spider

Cyrtophora unicolor

Description:

Large spider hiding in its leaf shelter protected by an amazing web structure.

Habitat:

Hedgerow

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2 Comments

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 4 years ago

LOL!!! It was a huge structure armedeus.4 My photos don't do it justice. Protection for sure, I could not get close enough for a good shot of the spider, and snaring, there were plenty of food bits 'n' pieces in amongst the web.

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 4 years ago

Goodness...is the tent structure for protection or for snaring prey or both? If my face came into contact with that without knowing what it was...I think I would shriek :D

VivBraznell
Spotted by
VivBraznell

จังหวัดนครศรีธรรมราช, Thailand

Spotted on Jan 5, 2016
Submitted on Jan 28, 2016

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