Jumping spider with black soldier fly
Location: Tennessee, suburb east of Nashville
August 13, 2011 9:03 am
I recently used your site to identify the large harmless insects and their grubs that we’ve been seeing in the house the last few years (ever since I unsuccessfully tried to start composting) as Black Soldier Flies (who, of course, think the compost box is quite nice!) I thought you might enjoy this picture I took last summer of a jumping spider carrying a Black Soldier Fly. If a spider could look proud, then this one certainly would…
Signature: Andrea

Jumping Spider eats Soldier Fly

Hi Andrea,
Thanks for sending us your photo of a Jumping Spider eating a Black Soldier Fly.  You have got to be our last identification this morning, and if we post anything else in the next few hours, we are obviously procrastinating something else that we need to get done.

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