Scytodes thoracica (Spitting Spider) - Picture 8

  • Photographer: Image © Fritz Geller-Grimm
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  • License/Copyright: CC BY-SA 3.0
  • Date photographed: April 13, 2008
  • Description: This female "spitting spider" has begun to feed on her prey. If you look closely, you can see the strands of venom-soaked glue that she spit onto the prey to hold it down.
  • Maturity: Adult
  • Sex: Female
  • Attributes: Lateral
  • City/Region: Hesse
  • Country: Germany

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