Spiders of the family Tetragnathidae can be found in a wide range of places, including parks, forests, streams and swamps. Although termed Big-Jawed Spiders, these arachnids do not necessarily have big jaws, but they do come in a wide range of weird forms and bizarre colours, simply amazing!
Tetragnathid spiders are web-builders, and possess fine hairs on their 4th legs which act as sensory organs to detect vibration and movement.
Read on to learn more about the Big-Jawed Spiders:
** Identification of the subjects in this page are tentative and should be taken with a pinch of salt.