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Spitting Spider

Scytodes pallida

Description:

Spitting spider with egg-sac. This spider spits poisonous silk from its chelicerae on its prey and then drags them to a silk-lined retreat to consume. The venom is potent and acts almost immediately.

Habitat:

Forested campus

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Assam, India

Spotted on Oct 8, 2013
Submitted on Oct 8, 2013

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