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Name: Fernando
Status: student
Age: 20s
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Date: 1/13/2003


Question:
I was wondering what the name of the cocoon type structure that some spiders do with their pray? Does it have a general name or is it species specific?


Replies:
I have not been able to find a name for this, either in general or for individual species. Some spiders wrap their eggs in a structure made of silk, and those may be called cocoons.

J. Elliott


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