The Visible Web (Orbweaver, Araneidae)

silky concentric web yellowish underbelly and beige leafhopper prey over green leaves

An orbweaver spider (Araneidae) feeds on a leafhopper at the center of its web.

Seeing the web is the trick: it flickers in and out of sight with the changing of the light, and then you know a spider awaits.

(Well, metaphorically speaking anyway.)


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