Mobile Spider Nursery

I have quite a few  which reside amongst the rocks and stones around my small garden pond, and I have been observing them with some interest. Today I have seen the eggs the females have been carrying around with them in a sac beneath their abdomens have begun to hatch. Now they carry spiderlings around on their backs. That is what I call true motherly dedication.

Photograph of Spotted Wolf Spider (Pardosa amentata) females, taken June 2016, rear garden , Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2016. Camera used Nikon D3200, with Sigma 105mm macro lens.


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