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Sphodros - female

Sphodros - Female
Ichetucknee, Columbia County, Florida, USA
The Gaboon vipers of the spider world.

Oh my God
This little creature really rocks!! Look at the crazy fangs.
It's front eyes are really big and looks like a jumper's eyes. Jeff, do they really depend on their eyes that much since they wait for preys come to them in the silk tube most of the time?

their eyes are small.
They depend on vibrations from the prey to locate and capture it.
The eyes are more of a 'light/dark' sensor.

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