A Rabid Wolf Spider in Southlake, Texas

A Rabid Wolf Spider in Southlake, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a viewer-participant website. This article by Jerry Cates and Dave B., first published on 9 August 2010, was last revised on 9 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:08(05). —————————————– Dave wrote: Any idea what this big boy is? The rabid wolf spider (Rabidosa rabida), which is often known by the common name “wolf ...

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, ...

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 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, ...
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