Notes on Brown Recluse Spider Behavior 2

Notes on Brown Recluse Spider Behavior
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates, first published on 2 January 2011, was revised last on 7 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:01(02) —————————— Related Links: Brown recluse Anatomy Brown recluse encounters in Austin, Texas Brown recluse encounter in Wichita Falls, Texas Brown recluse encounter near Lake Travis, Texas Brown ...

Brown Recluse Spider Bites: Loxoscelism

— This article by Jerry Cates was first published on 2 January 2011, and was revised last on 30 August 2017. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:01(01) —————————— Researchers analyzing venoms from spiders in the genus Loxosceles succeeded in identifying–as early as 1981–the toxin Sphingomyelinase D (SMaseD) as a sufficient cause of the dermonecrotic lesions that bites ...

A Tersa Sphinx Moth Larva from League City, Texas 4

A Tersa Sphinx Moth Larva from League City, Texas
— This article by Jerry Cates and Tom Sinclair, first published on 22 December 2010, was revised last on 11 March 2013. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:12(01) ——————————     Tom wrote on 21 December 2010: Hi Jerry, One of my cats brought this guy into the house this morning. I searched on eyespot caterpillars in ...

A Brown recluse Spider from Wichita Falls, Texas 1

A Brown recluse Spider from Wichita Falls, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates and Ralph E., first published in June 2007, was revised last on 7 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 8:06 —————————— Related Links: Brown recluse Anatomy Brown recluse encounters in Austin, Texas Brown recluse behavior; encounters in Joplin Missouri & Grove, Oklahoma Brown recluse encounter ...

A Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake from Cedar Creek, Texas

A Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake from Cedar Creek, Texas
— This article by Jerry Cates and Karen L., first published on 21 November 2010, was revised last on 23 October 2013. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:11(06) —————————— Karen called me on 22 October 2010 to talk about the rattlesnake she found outside a screened window the previous evening, after dark. A neighbor came to her aid ...

A Milkweed Assassin Bug from League City, Texas 2

A Milkweed Assassin Bug from League City, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates and Mark Turvey, first published on 8 November 2010, was revised last on 7 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:11(05) —————————— Mark wrote the following on 22 November 2011: Jerry I found this guy running across the concrete on one of my barn aprons. ...

Spiny Oak Slugs from McKinney Roughs Nature Park, and locales in the vicinity of the Texas Cities of Cedar Creek and League City

Spiny Oak Slugs from McKinney Roughs Nature Park, and locales in the vicinity of the Texas Cities of Cedar Creek and League City
— This article by Jerry Cates, Megan Bonnett, Janet FB, and Mark Turvey, first published on 4 November 2010, was revised last on 25 January 2015. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:11(04) —————————— The spiny oak slug (Euclea delphinii) is the larva (caterpillar) of a limacodid moth. The North American variant of this moth is mostly dark brown, ...

A Triangulate Household Spider from League City, Texas

A Triangulate Household Spider from League City, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates and Mark Turvey, first published on 4 November 2010, was revised last on 7 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:11(03) —————————— Mark Turvey noticed this spider crossing his driveway in League City, Texas, on 17 January 2010, in broad daylight. It was 2:05 PM ...

A Picture-winged fly from League City, Texas

A Picture-winged fly from League City, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates and Mark Turvey, first published on 3 November 2010, was revised last on 7 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:11(02) —————————— Mark Turvey is a regular contributor to Bugs In The News. He recently sent me several photos of an unusual ant he found ...

The Grape Mealybug Parasitoid (Pseudaphycus angelicus)


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The Grape Mealybug Parasitoid (Pseudaphycus angelicus)
—This article by Jerry Cates, first published on 1 November 2010, was revised last on 24 April 2016. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:11(01) —————————— This tiny parasitic wasp is a member of the Chalcidoidea superfamily, which is now–along with many if not most taxonomical groupings–under constant revision as more is learned about the underlying molecular systematics. ...
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