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Hogna ferox
Hogna ferox
Hogna ferox
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ARACHNIDA
Hogna ferox (Lucas, 1838)
Ghasri, Gozo
5/09/13
Aranae
Hogna ferox is a large spider in the family Lycosidae. This spider does not weave a web and catches its prey by hunting. This particular specimen was sheltering/hunting in a corner during a particularly rainy day. The next day it moved onto a different area and then changed place yet again.
Link:
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