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

Identifying web types with the Web2spider toolkit
Photographer: 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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