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Sci-fi ogre spider Deinopis subrufa male, seen on a sandstone wall.<br />
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Body length 25 mm.  Araneae,Australia,Deinopidae,Deinopis subrufa,Fall,Geotagged,Net-casting spider,Ogre spider,arachnid,arthropod,autumn,fauna,invertebrate,macro,new south wales,spider Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

    comments (4)

  1. You got some fabulous spider images lately. Brilliant shot and makes it look UFO like. Posted 2 years ago
  2. Agree with Ernst, this is a master piece! Posted 2 years ago
  3. Great title Posted 2 years ago
  4. You sure know how to find them Ruth.
    Posted 2 years ago

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''Deinopis subrufa'' is a species of net-casting spiders. It occurs in eastern Australia and Tasmania. It is a nocturnal hunter, having excellent eyesight, and hunts using a silken net to capture its prey.

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded May 22, 2020. Captured Apr 24, 2020 09:59 in 183 Brooks St, Bar Beach NSW 2300, Australia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/14.0
  • 10/2000s
  • ISO400
  • 105mm