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Leaf curling spider - Phonognatha graeffei Shooting out a silk thread and use it to escape to another place Australia,Geotagged,Leaf curling spider,Phonognatha graeffei,Summer Click/tap to enlarge

Leaf curling spider - Phonognatha graeffei

Shooting out a silk thread and use it to escape to another place

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  1. Out of its curled leaf , shooting out a silk thread and getting ready to ballon away. Posted 3 days ago

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''Phonognatha graeffei'', referred to as the Leaf curling spider, is a common Australian spider found in urban areas as well as woodlands in the North-eastern, Eastern and Southern states. A small member of the Araneidae family, the orb-weavers, it was previously placed in Tetragnathidae.

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Feb 22, 2021. Captured Feb 22, 2021 12:04 in 66 Franklin Parade, Encounter Bay SA 5211, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/14.0
  • 1/1024s
  • ISO1600
  • 85mm