Subject: Long legged spider Location: Plainview, Long Island, NY August 28, 2015 4:20 pm I originally thought this spider was a daddy long legs variety but then thought otherwise based on the stance and body shape. I found it on my son’s swingset at 7PM on August 28. We are in Plainview, Long Island, NY. … Read more


Subject: Six-legged spider? Location: Norfolk County, Ontario August 29, 2015 9:18 am Is this a spider that has lost two of its legs? Or some kind of insect? Seen on a morning glory vine in summer in Norfolk County, Ontario. Signature: Tim Dear Tim, Your Arachnid is a Harvestman or Daddy-Long-Legs in the order Opiliones, … Read more

Cecropia Moth Caterpillar

Subject: what is this? Location: Putnam, CT 06260 August 26, 2015 1:20 pm We found 2 of these caterpillars today (August 26,2015) in Putnam, CT while we were trimming bushes. The crew is very curious what they are as none of us had ever seen anything like it before. Each one was about 5 inches … Read more

Green Lynx Spider and Crab Spider

Subject: Green Lynx Spiders Everywhere! Location: Palm Beach County, Florida August 28, 2015 10:43 am Hello What’s That Bug! I was exploring Pine Glades Natural Area in northern Palm Beach County, Florida and came across lots of bug and spider life on the grasses and Spanish needles growing along the nature trail. I was able … Read more