Saturday, 4 June 2011

Mothercare Spiders - Theridiidae

    Family - Theridiidae
    Genus - Theridion
    These Spiders are known as Mothercare Spiders as most
    of them will gaurd they're Egg Sac. Some even carry them around
    like a Wolf Spider (Lycosid) does.
    Theridion sisyphium or T. impressum ?
    Living on Gorse. She had a blue-green Egg Sac and a
    healthy appetite looking at all the remains in her web!
    Kings Standing
    Ashdown Forest


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