Orbweavers from Hawaii

Argipoe appensas mating activity Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 12:01 AM I got this shot of a male Argipoe appensas? after it spent some time on the web of a female. I did not get a shot of the actual mating. I’m not sure it occurred. However, I wonder if the small appendage and organ … Read more

Scarlet Bodied Wasp Moth

red/blue flying dealie Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 7:56 PM This bug flew in through an open window and proceeded to land on my shirt where it stayed for quite some time, alowing me to take a good clean picture of it. Never could quite figure out what kind of bug it was though… Dave … Read more

Wrap Around Spider from Australia

One Proud Spider! Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 1:53 AM Hi guys, Had my first encounter with one of these yesterday, is that a gun in its pocket or is it just pleased to see me. This family all have concave undersides to their bodies to allow them to wrap around small branches for camouflage. … Read more