Peruvian Tarantula (Pamphobeteus sp.) adult, walking over Humming Frog (Chiasmocleis
Peruvian Tarantula (Pamphobeteus sp.) adult, walking over Humming Frog (Chiasmocleis royi) without preying on it. Los Amigos Biological Station, Madre de Dios, Amazonia, Peru. These species have a commensal relationship. The tarantula protects the frog whilst the frog foraging keeps ants away from the tarantulas eggs.
Raft Spider (Dolomedes fimbriatus) female on heathland pool
Raft Spider (Dolomedes fimbriatus) female on heathland pool. Note wing of predated damselfly floating on water's surface under the spider. Dorset, UK. August.
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Money spider (Tenuiphantes sp) tiptoeing behaviour on daisy. Spiders can stand on tiptoes
Money spider (Tenuiphantes sp) tiptoeing behaviour on daisy. Spiders can stand on tiptoes and produced silk to 'balloon' and travel with the airflow. In this image the silk dragline and feinter silk anchor lines are visible, UK. Controlled conditions.
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