Tag: nursery web spiders

Nursery Web Spiders

These spiders are named for their reproductive habits. Mother spiders carry their egg sacs using their mouth parts and then attach the sac to a plant and build a nursery web around them to protect the emerging spider-lings. Common nursery web spiders in Massachusetts and other parts of New... more
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Common New England Spiders

In the New England region of the United States, the most common species of spider fall into a few families: crab spiders, grass spiders, jumping spiders, nursery web spiders, orb weavers and wolf spiders. These New England spiders are generally of common house spider size, growing no larger than an... more
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