Arachnura scorpionoides

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Arachnura scorpionoides (Araneidae) female preparing the basal disc. [image N. Larsen ] Arachnura scorpionoides  (Araneidae) female laying her eggs. [image N. Larsen ]

 

Arachnura scorpionoides  (Araneidae) female with completed egg sac. [image N. Larsen ]

 

The name is derived from Greek "arachne" means "spider" and "ura" means "tail", referring to the likeness of the end of the abdomen to a scorpions tail.

 


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