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Old May 20, 2010, 1:03 PM   #20
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#3 is an unidentified spider. I'm finding how hard it is to ID these guys on the web, though there's a lot of information. . . I'll have to get some books. . .I tried to time a shot when it was shooting silk strands in different directions, and got lucky with this one -- it's barely visible at this size. This is also natural light.

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Great shots, Scott. Spiders with the first two pairs of legs held together and conspicuously longer than the rear ones are usually some kind of crab spider, althoug I have never seen this particular one before. Here are a couple of shots of one that I got last year with the K20D and the Tamron 70-300 LD Macro (unfortunately its legs are folded up so you can't see how long they are):

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