Hogna baltimoriana Wolf Spiders in Kempner, Texas 2

Hogna baltimoriana Wolf Spiders in Kempner, Texas
— This article by Jerry Cates and Robert Smith, with important inputs from Allen Brady, Paula Cushing, Joey Slowik, and Mandy Howe (Lady Arachnophile), first published on 5 January 2013, was last revised on 13 July 2013. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 14:01(01). —————————————– On 3 January 2013 Robert Smith, of Kempner, Texas, wrote: Hi Jerry. This spider ...

An Orchard Orb Weaver in Houston, Texas

An Orchard Orb Weaver in Houston, Texas
— This article by Jerry Cates and Troy Bell, first published on 15 December 2012, was last revised on 27 December 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 13:12(02). —————————————– On 8 November 2012 Troy Bell wrote: “Hi Jerry, I found this spider in the back yard and was wondering what species it might be. Attached is a top/bottom ...

A Male Wolf Spider in College Station, Texas

A Male Wolf Spider in College Station, Texas
This article by Jerry Cates and Sarah A. Woller, first published on 25 November 2012, was last revised on 18 January 2013. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 13:11(05). —————————————– On 24 November 2012 Sarah A. Woller, of the Texas A&M Institute for Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, wrote that she had taken some photos of a wolf spider, and ...

Puss Caterpillar Stings Visitor to San Antonio River Walk 3

Puss Caterpillar Stings Visitor to San Antonio River Walk
This article by Jerry Cates and Michelle Sparks, first published on 17 November 2012, was last revised on 29 November 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 13:11(03). ———————————– On 12 November 2012 Michelle Sparks wrote: “Hi, Jerry: I’m not sure if you’re still collecting encounter reports on the puss caterpillar, but if you are, I thought I ...

Spitting Spiders in South Austin, Texas

Spitting Spiders in South Austin, Texas
This article by Jerry Cates and Megan Parker, first published on 3 August 2012, was last revised on 8 October 2013. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 13:08(01). —————————————– On 1 July 2012 Megan Parker wrote: “Hey Jerry, one of my spiders laid eggs last night. I was wondering if you had a chance to come after them soon, ...

Millipedes in Texas

Millipedes in Texas
This article by Jerry Cates, first published on 11 June 2012, was last revised on 28 April 2015. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 13:06(02). —————————————– This article is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Richard Hoffman, a pioneer in the scientific study of the millipedes. I received a sad note this morning (11 June 2012) from Jeff Shultz, of ...

A Brown Tarantula near McKinney, Texas

A Brown Tarantula near McKinney, Texas
This article by Jerry Cates and Elizabeth Friesenhahn, first published on 27 November 2012, was last revised on 8 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 13:05(07). —————————————– On 12 May 2012 Elizabeth Friesenhahn wrote the following email: “Hi Jerry, Thought you might like this photo of a tarantula I found in my Garden, burrowing under a ...

An Eastern Dobsonfly from Southwestern Pennsylvania

An Eastern Dobsonfly from Southwestern Pennsylvania
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates and Jody Patton, first published on 17 May 2012, was last revised on 8 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 13:05(05). —————————————– On 13 May 2012 Jody Patton wrote the following: “My name is Jody Patton & I’m from Southwestern PA. I think I found a ...

Texas Eyed Click Beetles in Temple, Texas 10

Texas Eyed Click Beetles in Temple, Texas
—  This article by Jerry Cates and John Willis, first published on 16 May 2012, was last revised on 14 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 13:05(04). —————————————– On Thursday, 10 May 2012, at a large retirement community in Temple, Texas, I picked up two large beetles that had been saved for me by John Willis, the ...

Southern Orb Weaver Spiders near Houston and Orange, Texas 4

Southern Orb Weaver Spiders near Houston and Orange, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates, Stephanie Gaudin, Joseph and Elizabeth LeBlanc, Louise Giguere, and Andrea G., was first published on 6 May 2012, and was last revised on 1 December 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 13:05(03). —————————————– On 5 May 2012 Stephanie Gaudin, of Houston, Texas, wrote the following: ” ...
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