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Spinneret


The underside of a garden spider spinning it's web.
The underside of a garden spider spinning it's web.


A Spinneret is a spider's silk spinning organ. It is usually on the underside of a spider's abdomen, towards the rear.



Most spiders have six spinnerets, but some only have four or two. Each spinneret moves independently and in co-ordination to build webs.



Also see:
Silk

 


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