Kōrero: Spiders and other arachnids

Sheet-web spider (1 o 2)

Sheet-web spider

The sheet-web spider does not have to raise its head and strike down at prey. It can grab prey trapped in a web by the sideways movement of its chelicerae (the appendages near its mouth).

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Photograph by Simon Pollard

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Pollard, 'Spiders and other arachnids - Araneomorphs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12715/sheet-web-spider (accessed 29 February 2020)

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