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At the center of the web is the stabilimentum, a conspicuous silk structure.
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ruzuzu commented on the word stabilimentum
"A web decoration or stabilimentum (plural: stabilimenta) is a conspicuous silk structure included in the webs of some species of orb-web spider. Web decorations consist of silk ribbons, silk tufts, prey remains, egg sacs, and plant detritus."
September 3, 2015
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