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Thursday, December 15

December 15th 2005

Thursday December 15th 2005.

St. Andrews Cross Spider.

Working on its web, this spider is named for the way it sits in the middle of the web forming a cross. It is harmless to humans and considered beneficial as its large web is a great mosquito catcher. It is however easy to walk into one of these webs as they are hard to spot and can cover a very large area. These spiders are a common inhabitant of most gardens throughout Australia.

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Canon 1D Mk II. EF 100mm Macro f/2.8 1/40s f/5 ISO 160.