Diving Bell Spider

The diving bell spider is the only predominantly aquatic spider species, spending its entire life underwater. It needs to breathe air like any other spider, so it uses special hairs on its legs and abdomen to trap a bubble around itself.

A. aquatica out and about - you can see the air bubble trapped around its adbomen.
A. aquatica out and about – you can see the air bubble trapped around its abdomen.

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Diving Bell Spider