Kōrero: Spiders and other arachnids

Nursery-web spider (1 o 3)

Nursery-web spider

An adult female nursery-web spider (Dolomedes minor) creates its distinctive white web, often seen on the tips of low shrubs such as gorse, broom and mānuka. Because they are nocturnal, the spiders can usually only be found by searching with a torch after dark.

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Reference: Ar0353Mct.jpg
Photograph by Angus McIntosh

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Pollard, 'Spiders and other arachnids - Webs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12708/nursery-web-spider (accessed 6 March 2021)

He kōrero nā Simon Pollard, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007