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Spiders and Kin

The difference between utility and utility plus beauty is the difference between telephone wires and the spider web. Edwin Way Teale (1899-1980)

  1. Whitebanded Fishing Spider

    Dolomedes albineus

  2. Whitebanded Fishing Spider

    Dolomedes albineus

  3. Six-spotted Fishing Spider

    Dolomedes triton
    This spider is on an American White Water Lily pad.

  4. Six-spotted Fishing Spider

    Dolomedes triton

  5. Hump-backed Orb Weaver

    Eustala anastera

  6. Hump-backed Orb Weaver

    Eustala anastera

  7. Bowl and Doily Spider

    Frontinella communis

  8. Spinybacked Spider

    Gasteracantha cancriformis

  9. Spinybacked Spider

    Gasteracantha cancriformis

  10. Grenada Hentzia Jumping Spider

    Hentzia grenada

  11. Hentzia Jumping Spider

    Hentzia palmarum
    This is the male.

  12. Wolf Spider

    Hogna sp.

  13. Red Widow Spider

    Latrodectus bishopi
    Red Widow Spiders are usually found in scrub palmettos (Sabal etonia).

  14. Red Widow Spider

    Latrodectus bishopi

  15. Female Brown Widow Spider

    Latrodectus geometricus

  16. Southern Black Widow Spider

    Latrodectus mactans

  17. Southern Black Widow Spider

    Latrodectus mactans

  18. Female Southern Black Widow Spider

    Latrodectus mactans

  19. Northern Black Widow Spider

    Latrodectus variolus

  20. Orchard Orb Weaver Spider

    Leucauge venusta

  21. Orchard Orb Weaver Spider

    Leucauge venusta