This spider has been given the name of "Spitting
Spider" because of it's method of attacking its prey. It is able
to project a spray , over a distance of 10 millimeters, composed of
gum and poison which cements the prey to the substrate, allowing the
slow moving spider to close in and deliver its fatal bite. It is possible
that the spider locates the direction and distance of its prey using
the long trichobothria which are present on the distal ends of the metatarsi.
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