Sheetweb Spider (Florinda coccinea)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Sheetweb Spider (Florinda coccinea)

This tiny red spider is a member of the Sheetweb Spiders family (Linyphiinae). Easily overlooked in the garden, the best time to see them is early morning when the dew forms on their grass-based webs and glistens in the sun. Food for birds. predator to other insects.



  1. Candice said:

    is it poisonious?

    • Loret said:

      Nonvenomous, although people with sensitivity to spider bites should still be prudent with any species of spider.

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