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PostPosted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 7:17 pm    Post subject: They Only Come Out at Night Reply with quote

Apparently these only come out after dark.

Canon T4i
Tokina 100mm macro on a full set of ProMaster extension tubes
Sigma flash on 1/2 power with diffuser
1/250th
f/11
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good shots Very Happy I often wonder about the abdominal markings on spiders, are they intended to relay a message to other spiders, maybe to a possible mate or something or another. Think
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ken Ramos wrote:
Good shots Very Happy I often wonder about the abdominal markings on spiders, are they intended to relay a message to other spiders, maybe to a possible mate or something or another. Think

You've got me. I don't even play an entomologist on TV.

The marking on the top of the orb weaver's abdomen looks like a dead leaf to me. Maybe it's camouflage.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Could be for camouflage, it's a rough world out there, even for a spider. Smile
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