Net Casting Spider (Deinopis sp.)
The net casting spider is named for its strange hunting behavior.
The spider creates a net made of sticky coils of silk and suspends it between its front legs, while dangling above a surface. When prey passes under it, the spider propels itself forward, casting its net over the prey and trapping it in the silk.
El Cucurucho on Flickr

Net Casting Spider (Deinopis sp.)

The net casting spider is named for its strange hunting behavior.

The spider creates a net made of sticky coils of silk and suspends it between its front legs, while dangling above a surface. When prey passes under it, the spider propels itself forward, casting its net over the prey and trapping it in the silk.

El Cucurucho on Flickr

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