Recent Examples of spinneret from the Web
These structures are used to grasp the silk from its spinnerets to attach and wrap around its prey.
Wolf spider moms carry their egg sacs on their spinnerets, or silk-producing organs, for safekeeping, Sewlal says.
Idmonarachne also lacks something special that defines so much of the spider lifestyle: The fossil arachnid doesn’t have any spinnerets.
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