Tags (see diagram 1) usually represent the egg sac on the female of the species.
Some of the specimens, females, may have attached to the first abdominal segment on either side an egg sac.
A lycosid spider (Pardosa lapidicina) carrying an egg sac was basking on an inclined rock surface.
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The silken pouch in which many spiders deposit their eggs. Also called egg case.