A Triangulate Household Spider from League City, Texas

A Triangulate Household Spider from League City, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates and Mark Turvey, first published on 4 November 2010, was revised last on 7 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:11(03) —————————— Mark Turvey noticed this spider crossing his driveway in League City, Texas, on 17 January 2010, in broad daylight. It was 2:05 PM ...

Lake Midges & Longjawed Orb Weavers at Walden Marina, Lake Conroe (Montgomery, Texas) 3

Lake Midges & Longjawed Orb Weavers at Walden Marina, Lake Conroe (Montgomery, Texas)
— This article by Jerry Cates, first published on 12 September 2010, was revised last on 12 August 2013. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:09(01). The following exposition covers an infestation of non-biting midges and tetragnathid spiders at Walden Marina, on Lake Conroe, in southeast Texas. Populations of these concomitant organisms at many Texas lakes have been ...

An American House Spider from Silsbee, Texas

An American House Spider from Silsbee, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a viewer-participant website. This article by Jerry Cates and Terri, first published on 16 August 2010, was last revised on 6 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:08(09). —————————————– Important Links related to the content of this page: (1) Spider Extermination and Control (2) Spider Bite First Aid Measures Terri and I had been ...

Black Widow Spider vs. Eastern Black-necked Garter Snake; near Moffat, Texas 2

Black Widow Spider vs. Eastern Black-necked Garter Snake; near Moffat, Texas
— This article by Jerry Cates and Bridget W., first published on 11 August 2010, was last revised on 23 October 2013. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:08(07). ——————————— Important Links related to the content of this page: (1) Spider Extermination and Control (2) Spider Bite First Aid Meet the snake in this drama. This juvenile eastern black-necked ...

A Red Jumping Spider from North Zulch, Texas… 1

A Red Jumping Spider from North Zulch, Texas...
— This article by Jerry Cates (who is entirely responsible for its textual content) and Keith Stewart (who kindly supplied photos of the spider he found in his shower), was first published on 8 August 2010, and last revised on 9 November 2020. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:08(03). —————————————– Mr. Stewart emailed me the following note and included ...

A Red & Black Jumping Spider in Chihuahua, Mexico

A Red & Black Jumping Spider in Chihuahua, Mexico
—This article by Jerry Cates and Galina Z., first published on 8 August 2010, was last revised on 24 April 2016. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:08(02). —————————————– The photo on the left was taken by Galina Z., of Chihuahua, Mexico (in the central part of Chihuahua state). She wrote: “Good day, Jerry! Thank you for your article ...

A Male Johnson Jumping Spider in San Isidro, Texas 1

A Male Johnson Jumping Spider in San Isidro, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a viewer-participant website. This article by Jerry Cates and Cat T., first published on 7 August 2010, was last revised on 6 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:08(01). —————————————– Cat Wrote: What kind of spider is this? It was photographed June 2, 2007 in San Isidro, TX (Starr County). This one was on ...

A Giant Lichen Orbweaver near Burnet, Texas 1

A Giant Lichen Orbweaver near Burnet, Texas
— This article by Jerry Cates and Becky C., first published on 15 June 2010, was last revised on 24 April 2016. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:06(02). ————————– Becky wrote that she had found a giant lichen orbweaver (Araneus bicentenarius) on her property near the Texas city of Burnet. The photos she sent were stunning in their ...

A Giant Lichen Orb Weaver in Helotes, Texas 18

A Giant Lichen Orb Weaver in Helotes, Texas
— This article by Jerry Cates and Dawn S., first published in July 2007, was last revised on 21 May 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 08:07. ——————————- Dawn Wrote: “Jerry–This lady is out on my front gate. I live north of Helotes, Texas, off of Hwy 211 (outside of San Antonio) We took these pictures about ...

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, ...
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