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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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: ” ...

A Brown Spider in NW Austin, Texas 1

A Brown Spider in NW Austin, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates, first published on 9 January 2012, was last revised on 8 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 13:01(03). —————————- Important Links related to the content of this page: Spider Extermination and Control Spider Bite First Aid On 2 January 2012 Annie wrote the following, in ...

A Foldingdoor, Collardoor, Turret, or Trapdoor Spider from Yoakum, Texas 1

A Foldingdoor, Collardoor, Turret, or Trapdoor Spider from Yoakum, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates and an anonymous contributor, published on 27 November 2011, was last revised on 8 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:11(2). ——————————– Important Links related to the content of this page: (1) Spider Extermination and Control (2) Spider Bite First Aid I received the following e-mail regarding ...

Brown recluse spiders in Austin, Texas

Brown recluse spiders in Austin, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates, first published on 12 July 2011, was revised last on 7 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:07(06) ——————————— Important Links related to the content of this page: Spider Extermination and Control Spider Bite First Aid —————————————– Related Links, regarding Brown Recluse Spiders on BugsInTheNews: ...

A Trapdoor Spider in Mobile, Alabama

A Trapdoor Spider in Mobile, Alabama
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates and Jeannette H., first published on 22 March 2011, was revised last on 7 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:03(01) ———————————- Jeannette wrote me on 10 March 2011 with the following: I found a spider that looks very much like one on your site ...

Male Trapdoor spiders (poss. new species) near Cresson, Texas

Male Trapdoor spiders (poss. new species) near Cresson, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates and Dave Peters, first published on 25 February 2011, was revised last on 10 January 2013. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:02(11) ———————————- Dave wrote: I found two of these around my pool skimmer basket yesterday.  They are about the size of a quarter.  I’m hoping ...

Trapdoor Spiders in Texas

Trapdoor Spiders in Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates, first published on 13 January 2011, was revised last on 10 January 2013. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:01(06) —————————— Of 16 families presently recognized in the infraorder Mygalomorphae, many are comprised strictly of trapdoor spiders. Their familial and generic names are long and difficult to ...
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