Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Orbweaver spider in my yard-this one a "Cat-faced Orbweaver"

I found this neat looking orbweaver spider in my yard today. Eric Eaton, our local insect guru told me it is a "Cat-faced Orbweaver," Araneus gemmoides. It was striking to see how fast it could retreat to the safety of a shrub when I accidentally tweaked it's web. SeEtta