The Rare and Remarkable Diving Bell Spiders Who Deftly Spin Their Webs Underwater

Diving Bell Spider

Team Candiru, a British production company focusing on natural history, captured wonderful footage of the rare and remarkable diving bell spider as she was spinning her web underwater and occasionally going back up to the surface for a little air.

Argyroneta aquatica the Diving Bell Spider it the UK’s only fully aquatic species of spider. They are rarely seen but are amazing creatures. This film explores how they hunt and live underwater.

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.