Subject: Strange-Looking Spider Geographic location of the bug: Tamshiyacu Tahuayo Regional Conservation Area, Loreto, Peru Date: 06/15/2018 Time: 10:51 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman: Hello- I was in Peru last month and found this unique-looking spider in my canoe. It is definitely a spider, as it used a silk dropline and had its … Read more
Subject: Tiny spider found near farm Geographic location of the bug: Blacksburg, VA Date: 10/10/2017 Time: 11:01 AM EDT Hi, I found this spider near a farm. Caught it in a jar and it laid its eggs, and now looks a lot more deflated. What species could she be? Thanks. How you want your letter … Read more
Subject: Strange Spider? Location: Upstate New York July 11, 2017 9:14 pm Dear Bugman, My son and I located what we believe to be some sort of spider weaving a web under our porch light. We were quite curious as to what type of spider it might be. I am thinking some type of Orb … Read more
Subject: Parasteatoda Tepidariorum Spiderlings Location: Upper Texas Coast July 4, 2017 11:38 pm The American house spider (Parasteatoda tepidariorum) that lives in my bedroom recently produced this crop of tiny spiderlings. Signature: Lachlan Dear Lachlan, Thanks so much for sending in your image of a Common House Spider and her spiderlings.
Subject: what kind of bug is this? Location: Newark, DE in the United States August 5, 2014 11:46 am My kids have been telling me about this crazy looking bug that has been eating bees in our back yard. But I have never seen one personally until today my son pointed one out with a … Read more