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Social Spider (Theridion nigroannulatum) is one of the few species of social spider. The colony lives under leaves, where it waits for prey to catch in its son to throw on it en masse. Peru.

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Image size: 4928x3264 pixels (16.4"x10.9" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2013-06-27

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Area / Forest / Tropical forest

America / South America / Peru

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Enumeration / Group


Shot / Overview

Light effect / Backlighting

Shot / Macrophotography

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Nervure


Individual / Nobody

Animal / Wild animal / Chelicerate / Arachnid / Spider / Web Spider / Tangle-web spider (Theridiidae sp) / Theridion (Theridion sp) / Social spider (Theridion nigroannulatum)

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Articulata / Arthropoda / Chelicerata / Arachnida / Araneae / Labidognatha / Theridiidae / Theridion

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