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Tetragnatha extensa (Long-jawed Orb Weaver)


Wikipedia Abstract

Tetragnatha extensa is a species of spider found across the Northern Hemisphere. It has an elongate body, up to 11 mm (0.43 in) long, and adopts a straight line posture when alarmed. It lives on low vegetation in damp areas, and feeds on flying insects which it catches in its web.
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Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Full list (105)
Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Dolomedes fimbriatus (Raft Spider)15
Hydrometra stagnorum (Water Measurer)3
Pirata piraticus (Spider)12


Tromatobia lineatoria[1]

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1Ecology of Commanster
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0