Web2Spider toolkit for schools

The Web2Spider toolkit is designed for schools to monitor the abundance and diversity of spiders.

Identifying web types with the Web2spider toolkit

Ellen McCormack © Australian Museum

The Web2Spider toolkit contains:

  • Dichotomous keys for complete orb webs, lacy and sheet webs
  • An identification chart that matches the web type to the web-building spider
  • A glossary of terms to describe web features
  • A tally sheet to record survey results


Sue Lewis , Education Officer, Bugwise for Schools
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