Story: Spiders and other arachnids

Trapped fly (2nd of 3)

Trapped fly

A fly is trapped in the extraordinarily precise web of the native orb-web spider, Eriphora pustulosa.

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Private collection
Photograph by Simon Pollard

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How to cite this page:

Simon Pollard, 'Spiders and other arachnids - Webs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/12709/trapped-fly (accessed 19 November 2017)

Story by Simon Pollard, published 24 Sep 2007