Credit: SCOTT CAMAZINE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Longbodied Cellar Spider, Pholcus phalangioides, a common spider found in cellars throughout the world. The spider has captured a firefly and is wrapping it in silk. After the beetle is immobilized the spider bites it and injects it with venom.

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Longbodied Cellar Spider wraps firefly

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