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ogre-faced spider

any member of the family Dinopidae (or Deinopidae; order Araneida). One pair of eyes is unusually large, producing an ogrelike appearance. The spiders occur throughout the tropics. One genus, Dinopis, the net-casting spider, carries a web that is thrown over prey.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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