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Mama spider?
Lens: D FA 100mm, Raynox 250 Camera: K20D Photo Location: Sudbury ON, CA ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: 1/125s Aperture: F19 
Posted By: audiobomber, 08-22-2010, 08:45 AM

My assumption: The red things are eggs and she is she spinning a nest around one of the eggs. The beige cocoon in the background is a finished cocoon, after the silk has dried. This is pure speculation. Does anyone know what's going on here? I don't know what kind of spider this is. It was very small and hidden in a crack, tough to photograph.


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08-22-2010, 03:12 PM   #2
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You've done a great job with the photo (even though it's a bit over-sharpened)! I'm not exactly sure what the spider is doing, but your speculation sounds like it's on the right track!

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