A Thomisid Crab Spider near Athens, Texas

A Thomisid Crab Spider near Athens, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates and Amanda L., first published on 29 November 2011, was last revised on 13 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:11(3). —————————– Important Links related to the content of this page: (1) Spider Extermination and Control (2) Spider Bite First Aid Amanda wrote: “I found this spider ...

A Foldingdoor, Collardoor, Turret, or Trapdoor Spider from Yoakum, Texas 1

A Foldingdoor, Collardoor, Turret, or Trapdoor Spider from Yoakum, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates and an anonymous contributor, published on 27 November 2011, was last revised on 8 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:11(2). ——————————– Important Links related to the content of this page: (1) Spider Extermination and Control (2) Spider Bite First Aid I received the following e-mail regarding ...

Snakebite from a Juvenile Western Cottonmouth in Manvel, Texas

Snakebite from a Juvenile Western Cottonmouth in Manvel, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates, Margaret Archer, and Darryl Archer, first published on 10 September 2011, was last revised on 8 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:09(2). ———————————   On Labor Day, 5 September 2011, while on a research project in Garland, Texas, my cell phone rang. On answering, Darryl ...

Snakes, Rodents & Droughts

Snakes, Rodents & Droughts
— This article by Jerry Cates, first published on 4 September 2011, was last revised on 23 October 2013. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:09(01). ————————————- Important related links: Snake Exclusion: How to Snake-Proof your Yard & Home. Definition: A Reasonably Snake-Free Environment. Snake Repellents: How, and How Well, do they Work? Snake Bite First Aid. Weeds, Rodents, ...

A Western Cottonmouth Snake in Santa Fe, Texas

A Western Cottonmouth Snake in Santa Fe, Texas
— This article by Jerry Cates and Tammy D., first published on 29 August 2011, was last revised on 23 October 2013. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:08(05). ————————————- On 28 August 2011 Tammy wrote: “Jerry, Please see the attached photos and let me know who is correct. I say this is a Water Moccasin, but my husband ...

A Thomisid Crab spider from Cameron Texas

A Thomisid Crab spider from Cameron Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates,  first published on 28 July 2011, was revised last on 7 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:07(08) ——————————— Important Links related to the content of this page: Spider Extermination and Control Spider Bite First Aid On 27 July 2011 while servicing a medical facility ...

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: ...

Striped Bark Scorpions in Texas: Taxonomy, Anatomy, Behavior, & Case History 1

Striped Bark Scorpions in Texas: Taxonomy, Anatomy, Behavior, & Case History
— This article by Jerry Cates, first published on 6 June 2011, was revised last on 23 October 2013. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:06(01) ———————————-     Taxonomy & fossil record: The striped bark scorpion (Centruroides vittatus) was first described by the American naturalist and entomologist Thomas Say (1787 — 1834) in 1821. This scorpion, and ...

A Trapdoor Spider in Mobile, Alabama

A Trapdoor Spider in Mobile, Alabama
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates and Jeannette H., first published on 22 March 2011, was revised last on 7 July 2012. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:03(01) ———————————- Jeannette wrote me on 10 March 2011 with the following: I found a spider that looks very much like one on your site ...

Male Trapdoor spiders (poss. new species) near Cresson, Texas

Male Trapdoor spiders (poss. new species) near Cresson, Texas
— BugsInTheNews is a VIEWER-PARTICIPANT WEBSITE. This article by Jerry Cates and Dave Peters, first published on 25 February 2011, was revised last on 10 January 2013. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:02(11) ———————————- Dave wrote: I found two of these around my pool skimmer basket yesterday.  They are about the size of a quarter.  I’m hoping ...
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