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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spiders Order Araneae

Observer

geoff4

Date

July 4, 2015 12:47 PM UTC

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Nelson Cave Spider Spelungula cavernicola

Observer

absoluteandy

Date

the past

Place

Motupipi (Google, OSM)

Description

Found in Council Cave.

Photos / Sounds

What

Skull Spider Pholcus phalangioides

Observer

caliannwarder

Date

July 3, 2015 01:00 PM PDT

Place

csu stan (Google, OSM)

Description

Hanging out on the art building on a super hot day. So many webs around him!

Photos / Sounds

What

Spiders Order Araneae

Observer

mc_biology_club

Date

June 29, 2015 02:10 PM PDT

Description

This spider was hidden in some plant detritus suspended in its own web. This seems to be a systematic behavior, as a second spider was observed in the same manner.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spiders Order Araneae

Observer

mc_biology_club

Date

June 29, 2015 01:06 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Spiders Order Araneae

Observer

rebeccafay

Date

July 3, 2015 09:41 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lynx Spiders Family Oxyopidae

Observer

madhurixd

Date

June 28, 2015

Description

Shot at Maharashtra Nature Park, Mahim, Mumbai

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flower Spider Thomisus spectabilis

Observer

madhurixd

Date

June 28, 2015

Description

Shot at Maharashtra Nature Park, Mahim, Mumbai

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Diamond comb-footed spider Cryptachaea veruculata

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

June 17, 2015

Description

juvenile

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wolf Spiders Family Lycosidae

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

July 3, 2015 01:22 PM CDT

Description

Large adult found by Gary Heyroth.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Vagrant spiders Genus Uliodon

Observer

stevepawson

Date

July 4, 2015 03:28 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

What

funnel weavers Family Agelenidae

Observer

rebeccafay

Date

July 3, 2015 08:12 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Spiders (order Araneae) are air-breathing arthropods that have eight legs and chelicerae with fangs that inject venom. They are the largest order of arachnids and rank seventh in total species diversity among all other groups of organisms. Spiders are found worldwide on every continent except for Antarctica, and have become established in nearly every habitat with the exception of air and sea colonization. As of 2008, at least 43,678 spider species, and 109 families have been...

No range data available.