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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Translucent Crab Spider
by thx1138
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This one doesn't seem to have taken on any colour yet, so whether he is very young, or is this colour all the time I don't know.
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Submitted: Saturday, 23rd May, 2009 10:51 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 12th June, 2008
Focal length: 65 mm
Shutter speed: 1/100 sec
Aperture: F13
ISO: 200
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