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paul.fr

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do all spiders make webs?
« on: 14/10/2007 12:36:54 »
well do they? Can they all produce silk?


 

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do all spiders make webs?
« Reply #1 on: 14/10/2007 13:00:38 »
The simple answer is they do not all make webs, but don't ask me right now to real off which one's don't make webs (I don't think black widows or tarantulas do - but I have not time to check if I am correct in that).

I am not sure if spiders have other use for silk besides web making - so maybe there are spiders who don't make webs but still make silk.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 14/10/2007 13:05:39 »
I know tarantulas use their silk as an aid to walking. There was an experiment where a tarantula was placed on a length of glass, at an angle, a slope.

The tarantula was observed putting a small quantity of silk down, for extra grip.
 

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do all spiders make webs?
« Reply #3 on: 14/10/2007 15:32:24 »
black widows do make webs. they are usually quite large. then again, so is the spider...
 

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« Reply #4 on: 14/10/2007 18:28:39 »
well do they? Can they all produce silk?

Me luffs trapdoor spiders !!




..and a link to a ewetube vid...there's quite a few others tewe !!

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« Reply #5 on: 14/10/2007 18:33:01 »
Wow That poor cricket gone so fast! OHHHH that spider is very fast and gone in a blink.. they really camouflage their hole and hide  from their dinner! LOL
 

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« Reply #6 on: 15/10/2007 02:26:18 »
well do they? Can they all produce silk?

Me luffs trapdoor spiders !!




..and a link to a ewetube vid...there's quite a few others tewe !!

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Oh, he looks EVIL!!!   like all spiders!
 

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