The image is from the Smithsonian article and depicts the huge body of a female N. komaci spider. Bodies of the females can reach up to 1.5 inches in length.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Smithsonian researchers discover a giant new species of golden orb weaver spider
Just in time for Halloween, researchers from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History have described the largest known species of golden orb spider. Click the link below to visit the Smithsonian's website for the complete story.
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