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09.14.2022 Web Wednesday-Marbled Orbweaver
Just as large and hairy as the Spotted Orbweaver I posted a while back but a lot more beautiful. Marbled Orbweaver-Araneus marmoreus. I don’t know if this is true for all this species but unlike the Spotted and other orbweavers … Continue reading
08.27.2022 Happy Spidurday!
I am sure not everyone feels happy about this image but happily for you this hairy spider is in my yard and not yours. 😉 Spotted Orbweaver-Neoscona crucifera. This lovely lady built her web from the top of one of … Continue reading
07.24.2022 Today I learned a new behavior and the word for it.
While photographing in the yard Friday afternoon, I noticed a Goldenrod Crab spider with it’s bumblebee prey and made several photographs. (Note, this is not Nature at its prettiest but all part of the grand scheme of things.) Through the … Continue reading
Posted in Amherst, Closeup Photography, Insect Behavior, macro photography, Nature Photography, Western Massachusetts Tagged Amherst, Arachnid, Araneomorphae, Chelicerata, Desmometopa, Entelegynae, Freeloader Fly, Insect Behavior, Kleptoparasite, Massachusetts, Milichiidae, Misumena vatia, New England, Thomisidae, True Spiders, western massachusetts 23 Comments
08.08.2021 Wild nature in the home
I am sure a couple of you might have run out of the room screaming if you found this on your bathroom vanity first thing in the morning. Obviously, I did run out of the room but to fetch my … Continue reading
Posted in Amherst, Closeup Photography, Insects, macro photography, Nature Photography, Western Massachusetts Tagged Amherst, Arachnid, Araneae, Araneomorphae, Chelicerata, Chelicerata;; Arachnid;, Eastern Parson Spider, Gnaphosidae, Ground Spider, Herpyllus ecclesiasticus, Massachusetts, New England, spider, True Spider, western massachusetts 12 Comments