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Photo#1508030
Spider - Plectreurys

Spider - Plectreurys
Nogales, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
April 8, 2018
Size: 10 mm
Coordinates: 31.335667, -110.938163
Very shy spider. It did not spread its legs

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Not
so shy. The initial reaction to a major threat such as being removed from protection of web is to play dead, but if pestered further they will flee, or bow up with front legs in air and fangs open.

Probably P. tristis.

Webs are strong and comparable to those of adult female L. hesperus, though much smaller.

 
That would have been an awesome shot!
I should have pester it enough to show its (her?) fangs.
Thank you Jeff for your valuable information.

 
I
will save you trouble of having to pester spiders!
It would look like this:


Does not work on all spiders, only the mean ones..

 
The only trouble with that image:
It doesn't have my name. Other than that, it is a great action photo.
Thanks for sharing!

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