An Orchard Orb Weaver in The Woodlands, Texas 2

An Orchard Orb Weaver in The Woodlands, Texas
— This article by Jerry Cates and Christine, first published in August 2007, was last revised on 24 April 2016. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 08:08. ——————————– Christine wrote: “Hi—Me again. Here are the other two photos.” [Editor’s Note: I had received a series of emails from a woman named Abigail, in Houston, in the previous week, ...

Spider Bite First Aid 5

Spider Bite First Aid
— This article by Jerry Cates, first published on 17 April 2010, was last revised on 24 April 2016. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:04(09). ——————————– Important Links related to the content of this post: (1) Spider Extermination and Control INTRODUCTION Most spiders native to North America will bite humans if circumstances are right, and most of these will, in the ...

A Female Arabesque Orb Weaver in Lufkin, Texas

A Female Arabesque Orb Weaver in Lufkin, Texas
— This article by Jerry Cates and Julia E., first published on 9 April 2010, was last revised on 24 April 2016. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:04(07). —————————— Julia wrote: Jerry, After reading your information on my jumping spider, I couldn’t resist digging through my pictures of another specimen. You might say this is the one that opened ...

A Wind Scorpion in Reynosa, Tamulipas, Mexico

A Wind Scorpion in Reynosa, Tamulipas, Mexico
—  This article by Jerry Cates and Sergio dM, first published on 8 April 2010, was last revised on 24 April 2016. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:04(06). —————————— Sergio wrote: “Hi there… I live in Mexico, in Reynosa, a city that is the neighbor to USA’s south east city, Hidalgo, TX. This is the third time that ...

A Male Jumping Spider in Lufkin, Texas

A Male Jumping Spider in Lufkin, Texas
— This article by Jerry Cates and Julia E., first published on 5 April 2010, was last revised on 24 April 2016. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:04(03). —————————— Julia wrote: Hi, I just discovered your website as I was searching to find a name for a spider photo I took today. I’m new to the East Texas area ...

A Mature Female Southern Orb Weaver in Houston, Texas

A Mature Female Southern Orb Weaver in Houston, Texas
—This article by Jerry Cates and Andrea G., first published on 29 March 2010, was last revised on 24 April 2016. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:03(22). —————————————– Andrea wrote: “Hi,  I took this photo in my yard on Saturday night – 3/27/2010. I think I got the “wrong” side of the spider, from what people have said, ...

A Brown recluse spider at Lake Travis,Texas

A Brown recluse spider at Lake Travis,Texas
—This article by Jerry Cates and Tom S., first published in December 2008, was last revised on 6 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 09:12(01). —————————————– Related Links: Brown recluse Anatomy Brown recluse encounters in Austin, Texas Brown recluse behavior; encounters in Joplin Missouri & Grove, Oklahoma Brown recluse encounter in Wichita Falls, Texas Brown recluse encounter ...

A Trapdoor Spider in Kempner Texas

A Trapdoor Spider in Kempner Texas
— This article by Jerry Cates and Marvin W., first published in November 2008, was last revised on 24 April 2016. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 09:11(01). —————————————– The photo on the right was taken by Marvin W., in Kempner, TX on 11.12.08.  I have taken the liberty of applying image enhancement software to it and the other ...

A Male Trapdoor spider in San Antonio, Texas

A Male Trapdoor spider in San Antonio, Texas
— This article by Jerry Cates and Joy R., first published on 21 March 2010, was last revised on 10 January 2013. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:03(19). —————————————– The spider depicted on this page was photographed by Joy R., of San Antonio, Texas. Joy wrote: “Jerry, this is the second of these spiders I have found in my living ...

A Metaltella simoni Spider, imported from South America, in Arlington Texas

A Metaltella simoni Spider, imported from South America, in Arlington Texas
— This article by Jerry Cates and Jess, first published on 21 February 2010, was last revised on 23 April 2016. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:02(10). —————————————– Important Links related to the content of this page: Spider Extermination and Control Spider Bite First Aid The following email was received from Jess, Arlington TX, on the morning of ...
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