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Cribellum, kri-bel′um, n. an accessory spinning-organ of certain spiders—also Cribrell′um:—pl.
The cribellum in both these species is large and can easily be seen in front of the other spinnerets.
The cribellum is large for the size of the spiders and can generally be plainly seen just in front of the other spinnerets.
In the male the cribellum is rudimentary, and there is no calamistrum.
There are two quite distinct types of regular webs made by spiders possessing a cribellum and a calamistrum.Cornell Nature-Study Leaflets|Various