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Photo#20671
A big ugly looking spider.

A big ugly looking spider.
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
June 16, 2005
This spider looke dhuge after the small yellow ones. Not as good looking either. Any info would be helpful. Thanks

Moved
Moved from Hacklemesh Weavers.

Hackled-mesh weaver.
Definitely a spider in the family Amaurobiidae. Great image even shows detail of the web. Note how it is "fluffy," not sticky. Apparently the silk is highly charged with static electricity, and the fluffy threads increase the "tangle potential."

 
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Thank you Eric for that great info. and ID.

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