Woodlouse Spider

Continuing the trend of covering common household friends that you have probably seen at least once if not multiple times, let’s take a peek at the woodlouse spider, even though you probably don’t want to because it’s goddamn hideous. If you’ve seen one of these before, you will remember it, and now you know what it is!

woodlouse spider
D. crocata: just look at it. Drink it in.

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Woodlouse Spider

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