Longjawed Orbweaver Spider (Tetragnatha sp.)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Longjawed Orbweaver Spider (Tetragnatha sp.)

One of the Orb weaver spiders often found on plants along the littoral zones of ponds or similar bodies of water. This genus can become thinner than the width of a blade of grass when they rest with their legs held straight out, blending in with their habitat. Nearly impossible to see.

Learn: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in017

Shown on Florida Native Plant: dried debris of bluestem grasses



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