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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Intruder
by sfryers
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Giant House Spider / Tegenaria Duellica
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Submitted: Saturday, 23rd May, 2009 23:50 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 27th September, 2008
Focal length: 50 mm
Shutter speed: 1/60 sec
Aperture: F0
ISO: 1600
Notes: Tripod shot. Takumar lens reverse mounted using Asahi reversing ring and M42/K adaptor. Spider caught in glass tumbler and illuminated using desk lamp.
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