A Miturgid Spider at a North Houston Golf Course

A Miturgid Spider at a North Houston Golf Course
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates and Ann A., first published on 10 July 2011, was revised last on 7 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:07(05) ——————————— Important Links related to the content of this page: Spider Extermination and Control Spider Bite First Aid Ann wrote: Jerry I felt this ...

Metaltella simoni, Imported from South America, in Houston and Humble, Texas

Metaltella simoni, Imported from South America, in Houston and Humble, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates, Martha Cates Serna (Humble, TX), and Truxter (Houston, TX), first published on 8 July 2011, was revised last on 8 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:07(04) ——————————— Important Links related to the content of this page: Spider Extermination and Control Spider Bite First Aid ...

Literary Expositions on Ants

Literary Expositions on Ants
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates, first published on 1 July 2011, was revised last on 7 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:07(01) ———————————- This series of expositions on the nature of the ant takes snippets and longer dissertations on the subject, as written by established authors who, in general, ...

Little black ants in Round Rock, Texas

Little black ants in Round Rock, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates, first published on 27 June 2011, was revised last on 4 November 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:06(02) ———————————- There once was a time when, in Texas, the little black ant (Monomorium minimum Buckley 1866) did not assume momentous significance as a pest of human ...

Seed Bug in Commercial Kitchen Pantry, Round Rock, Texas

Seed Bug in Commercial Kitchen Pantry, Round Rock, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates, first published on 6 June 2011, was revised last on 7 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:06(01) ———————————- Note that the photographs depicted on this web page may be enlarged for more detailed viewing by moving your cursor to the photo and clicking on ...

A Leopard moth in Austin, Texas

A Leopard moth in Austin, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates and Vickie W., first published on 18 April 2011, was revised last on 7 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:04(02) ———————————- Vickie, a close family friend since 1977, wrote my wife the following note: We found the attached “bug” and it was so unusual ...

A Striped Lynx Spider in Round Rock, Texas

A Striped Lynx Spider in Round Rock, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates, first published on 9 April 2011, was revised last on 12 August 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:04(01) ———————————- On 6 April 2011 while working at the desk something small on the wall caught my eye. ‘Twas the tiny spider depicted here… Under the microscope ...

A Banded garden spider from Justin, Texas

A Banded garden spider from Justin, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates and Stephen M., first published on 12 February 2011, was revised last on 7 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:02(09) ———————————- The banded garden spider (Argiope trifasciata Forskål, 1775) is one of the few spiders in the genus Argiope found worldwide, at least within ...

Silver Garden Spiders, in Brownsville, TX and Bonaire, Netherland Antilles

Silver Garden Spiders, in Brownsville, TX and Bonaire, Netherland Antilles
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates, Lutz S. (Brownsville TX) and Kathryn H. (Bonaire NA), first published on 11 February 2011, was revised last on 7 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:02(08) —————————— The silver garden spider (Argiope argentata) is not quite as common as the yellow garden spider (Argiope ...

Common Argiope Orb Weaver Spiders in Texas 2

Common Argiope Orb Weaver Spiders in Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates, Marvin W. (Kempner, TX), and Graham M. (East Texas), first published on 11 February 2011, was revised last on 7 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:02(07) —————————— This genus (Argiope) of  common orb weaver spiders (in the Araneidae family) is found worldwide and includes ...
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