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Two spined spider
Photo By Myra Native Garden, New Zealand

Two spined spider

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Poecilopachys australasiae in the late evening starting to make it's web.

Found in Australia and in NZ since 1970's.
It's a night time spider, which builds a small orb web at night, to catch moths etc, and dismantles it in the morning!
It must have been dismantling the web when I caught this shot this morning. There is web around it's front legs!

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