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water spider

a Eurasian spider, Argyroneta aquatica, that spins a web in the form of an air-filled chamber in which it lives submerged in streams and ponds
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  • There were her fish, and the water spider, and the beaver to shelter all winter.

    Tell Me Another Story Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
  • When her home was done, it was half as large as a big acorn and a charming place for water spider babies.

    Among the Pond People Clara Dillingham Pierson
  • And they always did, for no water spider who has been well brought up will ever eat away from his own home.

    Among the Pond People Clara Dillingham Pierson
  • A water spider scooted past him, heading for the tangled moss along the bank.

    Homo Inferior Mari Wolf
  • water spider put one little coal of fire into her bowl, and then swam back with it.

  • But water spider spun a thread from her body and wove it into a tusti bowl which she fastened on her back.

  • It is a water spider, which goes under water in an ingenious small diving-bell, a future nest.

  • Another, the water spider, builds herself an elegant silken diving-bell, in which she stores air.

    Insect Adventures J. Henri Fabre
  • This is not the water spider that looks like a mosquito, but the other one, with black downy hair and red stripes on her body.

    Myths of the Cherokee James Mooney

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