Tuesday, 17 May 2016
He ties her down with threads of silk
"The male has an unusual method of mating with the female. First he grabs hold of one of her legs and waits until she stops struggling. He ties her down with threads of silk and finally he crawls underneath her to mate."
Xysticus cristatus. Nikon D7200 100mm f16 1/800 ISO 200, 7 image focus stack.