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Family Atypidae - Purseweb Spiders


Atypid Atypid Atypid Atypid fang

Male and Female PA purseweb spider - Atypus snetsingeri - male - female Lateral view of male PA purseweb spider - Atypus snetsingeri - male Male of PA purseweb spider - Atypus snetsingeri - male Male of PA purseweb spider - Atypus snetsingeri - male Sexual dimorphism in the purseweb spider Atypus snetsingeri  - Atypus snetsingeri - male - female Male of PA purseweb spider - Atypus snetsingeri - male - female Atypus snetsingeri Atypus snetsingeri Atypus snetsingeri Atypus snetsingeri Gossamer threads of ballooning Atypus snetsingeri in unusual habitat - a field - Atypus snetsingeri Markers showing density of tubes in a small patch of the field - Atypus snetsingeri Tube in unusual habitat - a field - Atypus snetsingeri Four tubes (purse-webs) on a single small beech tree - Atypus snetsingeri Two pursewebs at base of small beech tree - excavated - Atypus snetsingeri Two pursewebs at base of small beech tree - Atypus snetsingeri Atypus snetsingeri - removed from its purseweb - Atypus snetsingeri

Unknown spider - Sphodros possible Purse Web? - Sphodros - male Sphodros - S. rufipes?  - Sphodros