Eight legs - Arachnids

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Submit your best picture of an arachnid with 8 legs. Crabs, Octopus's and other eight legged animals not allowed. Anything in the Arachnid family is ok - Spiders, Scorpions tick's etc. Please give any information you have on what the arachnid is, where it was taken and any interesting stories about getting the photograph.
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Crab Spider
by LucyBDA
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In Bermuda, we call it a Crab Spider, but elsewhere it is more often known as the Spiny Backed Orbweaver, and properly it is Gasteracantha cancriformis.
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Submitted: Wednesday, 20th May, 2009 20:32 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 4th September, 2008
Focal length: 100 mm
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 400
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