Eight legs - Arachnids

Challenge #1 in the Bexter's challenges series. Hosted by Bexter.
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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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Dusty home
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Just before sunset, after performing a grinding job on some ceramic tiles in my yard - I have noticed this spider web, maybe because of the white dust that stuck on it, as spider webs tend to be sticky. Distance between iron rods is about 12 cm (5 inches).
Submitted: Saturday, 23rd May, 2009 16:26 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 17th December, 2008
Focal length: 170 mm
Shutter speed: 1/320 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 200
Notes: Hand held, VR on.
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