araneidae

  1. Orbweaver Egg Sac

    Orbweaver Egg Sac

    Orb weaver EGGSAC
  2. Some garden specie

    Some garden specie

    Just showing the little fellas!
  3. Babies.jpg

    Babies.jpg

    Went to dump out an old planter that just had weeds in it and found this. Guess I'll have to wait until these little ones disperse, lol.
  4. Austracantha minax

    Austracantha minax

    This is single handedly the species that got me interested in arachnids when I was a kid, they were once extremely common but not so much anymore.
  5. Larinioides sp.

    Larinioides sp.

    Found in my garage, I am surprised it has survived the cold temperatures.
  6. Bolas Spider (Araneidae)

    Bolas Spider (Araneidae)

    Bolas Spider
  7. Araneus diadematus

    Araneus diadematus

    A cross orbweaver eating something in its web. They come in all sorts of colors.
  8. Trichonephila clavipes Enclosure

    Trichonephila clavipes Enclosure

    Mesh enclosure with natural fiber strings as anchor points. The dimensions are 4' x 2'4" x 2'.
  9. Neoscona sp.

    Neoscona sp.

    These are orb-webers that occur naturally in Mexico City, between March and August you can see a lot of them in parks, gardens and even between the electric lines in the streets. This little lady was photographed on the roof of my hous... and yes, that in the background is the actual moon
  10. Ungoliant

    Trichonephila clavipes Indoor Setup?

    We had an early freeze last night, and in the morning, I went to check on the three last Trichonephila clavipes (ex Nephila clavipes) in the neighborhood. One was clearly dead, as I found her headless abdomen on the ground about a foot or two away from her web. The other two looked dead, so I...
  11. Revival (♀ Trichonephila clavipes)

    Revival (♀ Trichonephila clavipes)

    This is one of two golden silk orbweavers I rescued that had nearly frozen to death last night. (I thought this one was dead for sure and had simply collected her from the web, but after 5 minutes of being inside, she revived.)
  12. Juvenile Spotted Orb Weaver Spider

    Juvenile Spotted Orb Weaver Spider

    Neoscona domiciliorum ~ 8mm dls
  13. Spotted Orb Weaver Spider

    Spotted Orb Weaver Spider

    Head shot
  14. Spotted Orb Weaver Spider

    Spotted Orb Weaver Spider

    Neoscona domiciliorum, 1.5 cm dls
  15. Any ideas?

    Any ideas?

    Found this on my porch this morning. San Diego, Ca. Any clues as to what kind of spider it is?
  16. Survivor (Trichonephila clavipes) [2/2]

    Survivor (Trichonephila clavipes) [2/2]

    Ever since the county started spraying for mosquitoes in this area, there have been very few Nephila clavipes. This skinny female (she may have just made a sac) clings to life.
  17. Survivor (Trichonephila clavipes) [1/2]

    Survivor (Trichonephila clavipes) [1/2]

    Ever since the county started spraying for mosquitoes in this area, there have been very few Nephila clavipes. This skinny female (she may have just made a sac) clings to life.
  18. Huge Spider netting outside my house. Anyone know the species? 2

    Huge Spider netting outside my house. Anyone know the species? 2

    Never seen this big in my local area, its as big as one of those asian species when i saw them as a kid. Fed it a lost cricket that matured up in my basement.
  19. Huge Spider netting outside my house. Anyone know the species? 1

    Huge Spider netting outside my house. Anyone know the species? 1

    Never seen this big in my local area, its as big as one of those asian species when i saw them as a kid.
  20. Argiope bruennichi (Scopoli, 1772)

    Argiope bruennichi (Scopoli, 1772)

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