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, ...

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 ...

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: ...

Southern House Spiders in Texas

Southern House Spiders in Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates, first published in January 1999, was revised last on 29 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 01:01 —————————— The southern house spider (Kukulcania hibernalis) was first described in 1842 by the French-American arachnologist Nicholas Marcellus Hentz, M. D. In the 1875 book The Spiders of ...

A Spitting spider from North Austin, Texas

A Spitting spider from North Austin, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates and Laura, first published in December 2008, was revised last on 27 November 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 09:12 —————————— A total of five genera and 228 species of spitting spiders, all in the Scytodidae family (first described by the British naturalist John Blackwall, in ...

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 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 ...
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