Araña observada por Antonio G. Hernández
Often mistaken as house spiders even though they are not house spiders, the Orb Spider is the real house spider.
Spider in its web, underneath the bark of a rotting log. The eerily glowing eyes are a trick of the lighting, not due to any luminescence.
Lurked this very heathy spider out of her "messy web" with a mealworm. Very please to have this species take up residence in my vegetable garden.
The crevice weaver spiders (super-family Filistatoidea, family Filistatidae) contain primitive cribellate spiders. They are haplogyne weavers of funnel or tube webs. The family contains 17 genera and more than hundred described species worldwide. One of the most abundant members of this family in the Americas is the Southern house spider (Kukulcania hibernalis). Named after the fierce Meso-American god Kukulkan, the females are large (up to nearly 20 mm) dark-colored spiders and males are light brown, smaller (about...