Organism of the week #17 – Daughter of Ungoliant

I’d never noticed that a garden spider’s third pair of legs is much shorter than the others before.

Araneus diadematus in web [CC-BY-SA-3.0 Steve Cook]

Araneus diadematus, common European garden spider

2 comments

    • Chris K. on 24/09/2013 at 21:06
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    did you notice that spider mite? bad day to be him….

  1. It’s barely even a cheliceraful. Poor spider needs something more substantial than that, I think.

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