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Linyphiidae(?) spider sensing web movement  Europe,Heeswijk,Macro,Metellina segmentata,Netherlands Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Linyphiidae(?) spider sensing web movement

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    comments (9)

  1. Fantastic, really, I am in awe of your photos at the moment! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thank you very much Claire! Posted 4 years ago
  2. Great shot love your composition.
    It's really great!
    Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thank you Wendy! Posted 4 years ago
  3. Fantastic! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks, Jivko! Posted 4 years ago
  4. Great composition. That silk is so fine! Posted 4 years ago
  5. Nice image. Not easy to take! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thank you, Roel! Posted 3 years ago

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''Metellina segmentata'' is a spider in the Tetragnathidae family with a Palaearctic distribution. It has also been introduced to Canada.

Adults can be found from August to October. These spiders prefer open habitats and are amongst the most frequent orb-weaving spiders.

The web has no threads at its center, similar to most tetragnathid spiders. Most webs are built low above the ground. The spider sits at the center during the day most of the time. Sometimes they hide at the.. more

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Oct 19, 2014. Captured Sep 6, 2014 15:53.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/3.3
  • 1/320s
  • ISO100
  • 105mm