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stabilimentum, stabilimenta

Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (S)
No Taxon stabilimentum, stabilimenta
Explanation of Names
From Latin stabilis firm, plus mentum to project (1)
Identification
stabilimentum plural stabilimenta noun - conspicuous structures of heavy silk found in the webs of some orb-weavers (Araneidae).

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Print References
Gordh, p. 870, entry for stabilimentum (1)
Internet References
Wikipedia--Web decorations
Works Cited
1.A Dictionary of Entomology
George Gordh, David H. Headrick. 2003. CABI Publishing.