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Nurseryweb Spider

Dolomedes minor


Final stage of the moulting process. Gravity assisted. Observe the detail in the moult, even the chelicerae are in tact. Lengthy process. It didn't move for a long time. Leg span approx 25mm.


Sheet web over Manuka tree/shrub. Beside walking track up Mt Pauanui, New Zealand

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1 Comment

Smith Zoo
Smith Zoo 7 years ago

This is an extraordinary shot! Well done and good eye!

Andrea Lim
Spotted by
Andrea Lim

Waikato, New Zealand

Spotted on Mar 18, 2013
Submitted on Mar 28, 2013

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