An Eclectic Collection Of Internet Oddities

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libutron:

whatthefauna:

The sequined (or mirror) spider has silvery patches covering its abdomen. Because the speckles reflect and scatter light, they may make the spider harder for predators to see. Amazingly, the patches with change in size depending on the spider’s level of agitation.
Image credit: Andrew Ker

Thwaitesia nigronodosa (Theridiidae)

libutron:

whatthefauna:

The sequined (or mirror) spider has silvery patches covering its abdomen. Because the speckles reflect and scatter light, they may make the spider harder for predators to see. Amazingly, the patches with change in size depending on the spider’s level of agitation.

Image credit: Andrew Ker

Thwaitesia nigronodosa (Theridiidae)

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