Saturday, September 18, 2010

Beautiful St Andrew's Cross spider

No one quite understands why these St Andrew's Cross spiders weave a big X of white thick ribbons (called Stabilimentum) on their webs. For more information on these spiders, refer to: http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_weavers/StAndrew.htm

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