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Foot of Attus Mystaceus

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In many spiders a brush of hairs takes the place of the middle claw, as in the jumping spiders. Spiders with these brushes on their feet can walk up a steep surface, or under a horizontal one, better than those who have three claws.

Author
The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Structure and Habits of Spiders, by James Henry Emerton
Published in 1883
Keywords
Spiders
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