Long-jawed Orbweaver Tetragnatha versicolor Walckenaer, 1841    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Arachnida   >   Order Araneae   >   Family Tetragnathidae   >   Genus Tetragnatha   

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Typically found along the edge of ponds, lakes, and streams. This species builds orb webs horizontally over the water to capture aquatic insects emerging into the air. (R. Borchelt, pers. comm.)

There are 5 records in the project database.

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A Long-jawed Orbweaver in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/9/2013). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Long-jawed Orbweaver in Harford Co., Maryland (9/16/2017). Verified by John and Jane Balaban/BugGuide. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

An adult female Long-jawed Orbweaver in Prince George's Co., Maryland (10/3/2014). Photo by Rick Borchelt. (MBP list)


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