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Theridiid spider

Family Theridiidae

Description:

Even a fierce predator like a dragonfly isn't free of having a nasty surprise... Spiders can deal with much bigger preys, as can be seen in this photo.

Habitat:

A patch of protected Atlantic forest close to a large city.

Notes:

Theridiidae is a large family of spiders, also known as the tangle-web spiders, cobweb spiders and comb-footed spiders.

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2 Comments

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 11 months ago

Thank you Maria.

Maria dB
Maria dB 11 months ago

Very nice behavioral shot, Sergio!

Curitiba, PR, Brazil

Lat: -25.55, Long: -49.23

Spotted on Jan 27, 2018
Submitted on Jan 29, 2018

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