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Linyphiid - Tachygyna vancouverana - female

Linyphiid - Tachygyna vancouverana - Female
Cowichan Valley, British Columbia, Canada
November 20, 2012
Size: ~1.3-1.5mm body length
The internal structures were a little hard to get at because the spider is black. My regular setup revealed basically no details (see next image). I needed to use more back lighting than usual, without having light reflect or spill out from the sides (washing out the image). I put the spider on a glass shelf and covered her with a cutting from a clear plastic bag to keep her from moving around. Then I put some tin foil with a hole poked in it (by a thin electrical wire) on top, positioning things so that the hole was directly above her abdomen. The flash was set up to fire down through the hole, and I took the photo from underneath the shelf.

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