Story: Spiders and other arachnids



A female daddy-long-legs (Pholcus phanalangioides) carries her eggs along someone’s arm. This introduced spider is common in homes north of Christchurch.

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Simon Pollard, 'Spiders and other arachnids - Other arachnids – spider relatives', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 11 August 2022)

Story by Simon Pollard, published 24 Sep 2007