Tag Archives: Araceae

10.01.2022 Too Close for Comfort Spidurday?

Dark Fishing Spider-Dolomedes tenebrosus Who sees my little friend?  Look closely if you dare.  🙂 Most often I find these in the wood pile but it was chilly last night so this one must have sought warmer shelter.

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08.22.2022 Macro Monday-Arachnobics beware!

Look into my eyes! On August 13th I found two of these spiders, both the same species, but with different colors. White-banded Crab Spider-Misumenoides formosipes on, of all things, Boneset in our yard. And another on Joe Pye Weed in Brickyard. … Continue reading

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03.02.2015 Skunked

I hit the road this morning under overcast skies hoping to see a nicely frosted landscape somewhere.  As I traveled the sun came out and there were breaks in the clouds showing bits of blue sky here and there.  The … Continue reading

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