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Hersilidae- Two-Tailed Spiders

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 […]

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Geoplanidae- Land Planarians

Geoplanidae represents a family of flatworms that dwell on land (other groups of flatworms live in seawater or freshwater ponds) which¬†are mostly predatory. Flatworms are poorly studied but are believed to be good indicators of the “healthy” of a particular ecosystem. Terrestrial flatworms can usually be found on tree trunks or logs.

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By |November 28th, 2014|Others|Comments Off on Geoplanidae- Land Planarians