Image: A signal line spider, Metepeira sp.
A signal line spider, Metepeira sp.
- Mike Gray
- © Australian Museum
- Common name:
- A signal line spider
- Scientific name:
- Metepeira sp.
Web2spider Identification Guide. Web type: 14 - orb web.
- This spider hides in retreat away from the web centre.
- If prey arrives in the web the spider is alerted by vibrations along the signal line, which leads to the retreat from the web centre.