mark logan's picture

Spider

Observed: 2nd June 2013 By: mark logan
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Description:
Identifications
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    Likely ID
    a Stretch Spider (Tetragnatha sp.)
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

darob57's picture

Stretching out

There are two similar spiders that have spun webs over our garden pond. When alarmed, these spiders will run from their webs and stretch themselves out along a nearby leaf.
I believe this is so they appear less noticeable to potential predators.

Dave