Center of Orb Web
What is the name of the "zipper" looking piece of an orb web that the spider
sits on in the middle?
"These bands, decorative loops, or zigzags of thick, white flossy texture presumably
strengthen the center of the orb; from this attribute they have received the name
'stabilmenta.'" Gertsch, American Spiders, (The New Illustrated Naturalist), 1949
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