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Inverts I Find While Out and About

Discussion in 'Invertebrates General' started by Dragoness, Oct 8, 2009.

  1. Dragoness

    Dragoness Elite Member

    Wolf Spider (?) I do not know what he is, and my tendency is to call anything brown and stripey a wolf spider.

    Regal Jumping Spider (Phiddipus regius) Female.

    Spiny Orb Weaver (Gasteracantha cancriformis)

    Argiope Spider (Black and yellow Argiope?)


    Golden Silk Orb-Weaver (I think.)

    Polyphemus moth

    Eastern Lubber Grasshopper

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  2. mshrmheadcharge

    mshrmheadcharge Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

    Awesome pics
  3. SNAFU

    SNAFU Member

    Really great pics! I thought for sure you'd have a huntsman or two in there!
  4. Dragoness

    Dragoness Elite Member

    We have huntsman spiders around too - I have not been lucky enough to see a wild one when a camera is handy - we do have one at work, but it is so... edgy... I can't really open the cage to get a GOOD shot of it without risk of letting it out.
  5. Dragoness

    Dragoness Elite Member

    Went hiking again today - found a few more inverts: enjoy!

    This one may be a huntsman... not sure. I am not an expert at inverts.

    Two striped walking-stick (Anisomorpha buprestoides)

    These guys are common enough, though they can shoot an eye irritant very accurately into your eyes to a distance of 40cm. The pain has been reported to be somewhat like molten lead in the eye.

    Golden Silk Orb Weaver (Nephila clavipes)

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