Weird, Bizarre Insects or Spiders

Challenge #21 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Here's your chance to show us the really weird, bizarre beasties you've found in your photography forays. You may or may not know what they are, and other entrants or viewers might be able to assist. Macro shots welcome. Photos taken outside in the real world are preferred, but for this challenge, you may have had a reason for shooting it indoors. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
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Purple Spider
by Zhaark
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Submitted: Sunday, 18th November, 2012 18:12 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 17th July, 2012
Focal length: 28 mm
Shutter speed: 1/150 sec
Aperture: F4.5
ISO: 100
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