Tuesday, May 25, 2010

POD: Funnel-Web Spider

The Web -- lays flat on the ground, about a foot in diameter:

The Hole
-- each web has a silk-lined tubular hole, where inside the Funnel-Web spider (Family Agelenidae) sits awaiting its prey:

The Spider -- Usually shy and retiring, this one came out for a peak:

1 comment:

Chris said...

Hello i also have a image of one that i found on my lawn.


Leg to Leg its almost inch big and lays a flat web in the grass. It hides under the web and pops up in 1 millisecond if the web gets vibration to kill its prey. looks to0 small to have venom.