Hersiliidae
(Two-tailed Spiders)

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Picture of Hersiliidae (Two-tailed Spiders) - Dorsal

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Its identity please. Looked not so aggressive, it had been on almost the same spot for sometime.

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Hi, this is a Two-tailed Spider (family Hersillidae). I’m not familiar enough with this family to give you the exact species with confidence.

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TangledWeb
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That’s another hunting technique I didn’t know spiders did – running around the prey to wrap it in silk. Cool!

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Oecobiidae does this too.

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