Question by  kelsnake (28)

How can I identify the kind of spider from a web left in a tree?


Answer by  bl834 (1317)

From what I understand, you can identify four spider types based on their web. Funnel-shaped webs are naturally built by Funnel Web spiders (Agelenidae). Orb spiders (Araneidae) make the "typical" kind of web with spokes coming out from the center. "Tangled" webs are usually in very secluded corners (Theridiidae). Sheet webs are strung in between plant stalks by Linyphiinae.


Answer by  Valentine62 (2131)

The use of the internet is a great tool to find what you are looking for. Another source would be your local library.


Answer by  BrendaG (6111)

Arm yourself with a magnifying glass, first of all! Look at the spider's anatomy-legs, belly, fangs, and color. Books and websites will allow you to compare your findings.


Answer by  shastie (1601)

You should check out websites with different types of spiders. The website will describe the spider as well as what kind of web they make.


Answer by  champaign9497 (11977)

Try going to your local library and looking it up in the book it will even tell what spiders build there webs in what kinds of trees.


Answer by  TwoToneDodge (2204)

Check out spider web patterns on the internet. Every species of spider leaves a different kind and design of web.


Answer by  pamela (63)

to get the identity of the spider you should first look what king of spiders it is, find what kind of arachnid it is by looking on the encyclopedia.

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