Spider lycosid

Photo by Bob Thomas, Tikal, Guatemala, May 2010.

 

Photo by Shannon Fortenberry, Cockscomb, Belize, May 2012.

Female wolf spiders carry their cocoon using their spinnerets.  Once the spiderlings emerge, they crawl up their mother’s leg, and remain on her abdomen for a short period of time (usually 7 – 8 days) and then disperse.

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