Hersilidae- Two-Tailed Spiders
Two-Tailed spiders, as the name suggests, have extraordinary long “tails” which are actually part of the spider’s web-spinning structure. These spiders, also known as Tree Trunk Spiders, are often found on tree trunks and walls of abandoned buildings.
Hersilia spiders are extraordinarily good at camouflaging themselves on tree trunks, where they simply press their flat bodies on the surface, eliminating shadow casts and thus blend effectively with the surrounding. These spiders are very well adapted to life on vertical surfaces that they are capable of moving around at unbelievable speeds!
Read on to learn more about these amazing spiders!
** Identification of the subjects in this page are tentative and should be taken with a pinch of salt.