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 Post subject: Fierce looking Spider!
PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2009 6:53 pm 
Taking shot a fierce looking spider at my backyard :shock:

From the front
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From the back
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2009 7:19 pm 
wow! I have never seen a spider like that before. I they common near you?
Anyway, great shots, I prefer 1.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2009 9:11 pm 
I hate spiders. I have never seen anything like that. If I saw that anywhere near me I would be gone so fast. Yikes.

But nice shot for getting closer than I would


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errr.. alien invasion!?!?! :shock:

cool shot :)

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 3:02 am 
Great to see the spider photos showing up again. It must be spring!
Very nice photo, Adi. It appears to be = Entelegynes » Orb Weavers (Araneidae) » Gasteracantha » Spinybacked Orbweaver (Gasteracantha cancriformis) from BugGuide.net This is a good example of the web designs (not Internet webdesign :wink: ) that are the reason they are called Orb Weavers. About 3500 species of OW.

We had a Spiders thread going for awhile but it fades away in the winter.


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How big is it Adi?

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I saw those on your flickr earlier, and holy hell those are crazy! I would not like to find that spider in my house...

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 6:43 am 
Thanks for the Comment guys! :D

kpr wrote:
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How big is it Adi?


About the size is not what you expected the size of its diameter closely around 30 mm but still the look very Scary to me! :shock:


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Very cool looking though...size doesn't matter :wink: ... :lol:
I just love how mother nature camo's some of her critters,almost looks as though it has a shield on it's back.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 3:10 pm 
WHAT IS THAT!?

i think i have tears in my eyes


what kind of spider?


i'm going to print that photo and mail it to all my x-gf's ...


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 4:04 pm 
i bet they'll be freaked out FazaMonster

when i first saw it i thought it was edited but it clearly isn't. the size isn't important, i still fear it.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 4:05 pm 
can we get a scientist up in here???


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 4:20 pm 
Rebel702 wrote:
It appears to be = Entelegynes » Orb Weavers (Araneidae) » Gasteracantha » Spinybacked Orbweaver (Gasteracantha cancriformis) from BugGuide.net This is a good example of the web designs (not Internet webdesign ) that are the reason they are called Orb Weavers. About 3500 species of OW.


Thanks for finding out the exact name of this Spider Species they do call as Spiny Orb Weavers, Physically they look very scary but actually they are very harmless little creature.

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Orbweavers are generally harmless and can be a nuisance when they build large webs in places inconvenient for humans. Despite their formidable appearance, orb weaver spiders are not considered dangerous.


For more info about it refer to Here


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SCIENCE!!!!!!!


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No matter how small, this thing freaks me out.

Thanks to whoever though of these:
http://www.kerstma-heida.nl/afbeeldingen/470.jpg

For those who aren't familiar with it: it's an electric flycatcher. Some spiders really stink when you fry them on these things... :x

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