Family Scientific Name Gender Size Common Name
Araneidae Neoscona oaxacensis male 5 - 12 mm Western spotted orbweaver
Found: Whittier, Ca Date: 12 Sept. 08 ID: D404
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Tetragnatha nitens
Like our other two species of Neoscona, this one also leaves its retreat at dusk to rebuild its web and, when finished, hangs out, head down, in the hub of the web. Males leave their webs when they reach maturity to seek out females.
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