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Eastern Daddy Long Legs, Harvestman

Leiobunum

Description:

Daddy is not actually a spider- though he is an arachnid. Daddy is a harvestman. There are other arthropods called daddy long legs, but they aren't all even related to each other.

Notes:

Harvestmen can detach a part of one of their legs to distract a predator. The detached limb with twitch. The leg will not regenerate.


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Nebraska, USA

Lat: 40.25, Long: -95.55

Spotted on Jul 1, 2013
Submitted on Jul 6, 2013

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