Pirate spider eyespots?

Wolf Pirate Spiders (likely Pirata piraticus, but there is a similar species, P. tenuitarsis) are one of my favourite spiders, their existence in the boundary of water and land, and their ability to walk and run on water makes them fascinating. A few days ago at the wildlife garden, I discovered a curious fact about them while looking at a photo of a female carrying an egg sac. The female was lodged at an angle on some leaves and I did a double take: it gave me the impression that the…

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