Image: A signal line spider, Metepeira sp.

A signal line spider, Metepeira sp.

A signal line spider, Metepeira sp.

Photographer:
Mike Gray
Rights:
© Australian Museum

Notes

Web2spider Identification Guide. Web type: 14 - orb web.

  • This spider hides in retreat away from the web centre.
  • If prey arrives in the web the spider is alerted by vibrations along the signal line, which leads to the retreat from the web centre.

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