Duct Spider

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Duct Spider
Base Information
Classification Omnivore/eater
Terrain Unknown
Locomotion Unknown
Size (5.0cm - 10.0cm) / (0.5kg - 1.0kg)
Speed Unknown
Strength Unknown
Social Structure Unknown
Weapons Unknown
Armor Unknown
Source
Homeworld Algebaster (Spinward Marches 0605)
Multi-world Yes
Canon No
Extinct Extant
Reference JTAS Online
Duct Spiders are classified as pests, and it is recommended that they be eliminated at any port of call.

Physiology & Ecology[edit]

These arachnids are bright red and green. These arachnids seem to be able to communicate with each other in several ways: waving antennae, ultrasonic speech, sensing vibrations.

Duct Spiders are highly intelligent and some have even speculated that they may be proto-sophonts.

Life Cycle & Reproduction[edit]

The Duct Spider's eggs can survive in a vacuum.

Diet & Trophics[edit]

This pest can be found in environmental systems — they seem to like eating through filters and mesh. They have an attraction to petroleum products, although they avoid insulation, particularly with live wires underneath.

History & Background[edit]

Duct spiders tend to be pack rats and hoard small tools, particularly those they have seen people use.

Travellers' Aid Society Advisory[edit]

n/a

References & Contributors[edit]

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