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Observed: 2nd July 2011 By: Vinny
Added: 3rd July 2011
After 3 hours of investigating marshy heathland, I'd almost given up hope on finding a nest of these amazing arachnids. They seem to prefer pools with islands of Purple Moor Grass or rushes. In the very last area I checked, I saw a characteristic silky dome, spun on a clump of grass. The mother was under the nest. Please take the time to view the full-sized pics as there are some surprising details to be seen!