Long-jawed Orb Weaver

Long-jawed orb weaver
This quite large LJOW was hanging around on Antelope Island. Notice the third set of
legs from the front are shorter than the rest. This is a good way to identify this
 particular spider.  Also, you can see why it's called the LONG-JAWED orb
weaver (below). © Carol Davis, 7-9-06

Long jaws of the orb weaver

Tetragnathidae - long jawed orb weaver
This is a very small spider that lurks in the wetlands of Jordanelle Reservoir in Utah.  They have very long legs
and are hard to spot because of their size. 
© Carol Davis, 6-14-06

Long-jawed Orb Weaver
This little lady was very small--maybe 1/8 inch (or smaller--so that's why the shot is not very large. 
Found on Antelope Island.  Notice the eyes are in two rows of four each. © Carol Davis, 6-11-06

Part II - Long-jawed Orb Weavers

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