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Photo#258977
Cribellate Orb Weaver? - Allocyclosa bifurca - female

Cribellate Orb Weaver? - Allocyclosa bifurca - Female
Sanford Zoo, Seminole County, Florida, USA
March 16, 2009

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Cribellate Orb Weaver? - Allocyclosa bifurca - female Cribellate Orb Weaver? - Allocyclosa bifurca - female Cribellate Orb Weaver? - Allocyclosa bifurca - female

A request...
Hi, Jason! Please don't hate me for asking, but is there any way that you could rotate this photo and the next one so that the egg sac stabilimenta is vertical like it is in nature? I was looking through the A. bifurca and my OCD personality compelled me to comment. This species with a horizontal stabilimenta just doesn't look or feel right, nor is it what happens in nature. The biforked 'butt' points up towards the egg sacs while the eyes look down towards the prey carcass. Thank you!

 
Editor edit
I just thought I would let you know that I went ahead and rotated the photos. I know I didn't give you much time to get to it. Mostly I just forgot that as an editor I can edit things, so today I went ahead and did so. Wonderful photos, by the way. Especially of this under-photographed species. Kudos!

Oh, by the way, I added this photo as an example on the info page for this species.

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