Cactus Sheet Web Spider

Diguetia albolineata

Cactus Sheet Web Spider, Diguetia albolineata, Arizona, photo © by Mike Plagens

Rackensack Wash, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA. 15 July 2012.

Diguetidae -- a Six-eyed Spider Family

Near the center of a complex scaffold of webbing supported quite regularly by cactus stems will be a house of silk and dried leaves. The spider remains concealed within until a prey item is entangled in the web. The posterior segment or abdomen is laterally compressed and marked with brown and white.

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