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Nursery Web Spider (Pisaurina mira) - feeding behavior - Pisaurina mira - male

Nursery Web Spider (Pisaurina mira) - feeding behavior - Pisaurina mira - Male
Lilburn, Gwinnett County, Georgia, USA
February 27, 2011
Remaining within direct sight of the prey, the spider then spent about 15 minutes in a kind of "grooming" behavior. He systematically ran all eight legs between his chelicerae, occasionally "picking" at the fine hairs with his fangs.

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Nursery Web Spider (Pisaurina mira) - eye arrangement - Pisaurina mira - male Nursery Web Spider (Pisaurina mira) - moving through leaf cover - Pisaurina mira - male Nursery Web Spider (Pisaurina mira) - typical resting posture - Pisaurina mira - male Nursery Web Spider (Pisaurina mira) - eye arrangement example #2 - Pisaurina mira - male Nursery Web Spider (Pisaurina mira) - feeding behavior - Pisaurina mira - male Nursery Web Spider (Pisaurina mira) - feeding behavior - Pisaurina mira - male Nursery Web Spider (Pisaurina mira) - feeding behavior - Pisaurina mira - male Nursery Web Spider (Pisaurina mira) - feeding behavior - Pisaurina mira - male Nursery Web Spider (Pisaurina mira) - feeding behavior - Pisaurina mira - male Nursery Web Spider (Pisaurina mira) - feeding behavior - Pisaurina mira - male Nursery Web Spider (Pisaurina mira) - feeding behavior - Pisaurina mira - male