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American Dog Tick - Female

Ixodida Ixodidae Dermacentor variabilis

   
American Dog tick American Dog tick American Dog tick American Dog tick
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Arabesque Orbw eaver

Neoscona arabesca

   
Arabesque Orbweaver Arabesque Orbweaver Arabesque Orbweaver  
Barn Spider

Araneus cavaticus

   
Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider
Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider
Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider
Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider
Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider
Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider
Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider
Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider
Barn Spider Barn Spider w/ Prey Barn Spider Barn Spider
Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider
Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider
Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider Barn Spider
Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider

Argiope aurantia

   
Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider
Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider
Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider
Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider
Juvenile Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider
Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider Black-and-yellow Argiope Spider
Black Widow Spider

Latrodectus mactans

   
Black Widow Spider Black Widow Spider Black Widow Spider Black Widow Spider
Black Widow Spider Black Widow Spider Black Widow Spider Black Widow Spider
Black Widow Spider Black Widow Spider Black Widow Spider Black Widow Spider
Male -> Male Black Widow Spider Male Black Widow Spider Male Black Widow Spider
Male Black Widow Spider Male Black Widow Spider Male Black Widow Spider Male Black Widow Spider
Male Black Widow Spider Male Black Widow Spider Male Black Widow Spider Male Black Widow Spider
Male Black Widow Spider Male Black Widow Spider Male Black Widow Spider <- Male
Lookin' for love in all the wrong places...
Black Widow Spider Black Widow Spider Black Widow Spider Black Widow Spider

...but, they all lived happily everafter...
I should have left Nature to take it's course and gotten some good shots of it... but, instead, rescued the butterflies

Bowl & Doily Weaver Spider

Frontinella pyramitela

Bowl & Doily Weaver Spider Bowl & Doily Weaver Spider
Bowl & Doily Weaver Spider Bowl & Doily Weaver Spider Bowl & Doily Weaver Spider Bowl & Doily Weaver Spider
Carolina Wolf Spider

Hogna carolinensis

  Carolina Wolf Spider
Carolina Wolf Spider Carolina Wolf Spider Carolina Wolf Spider Carolina Wolf Spider
Carolina Wolf Spider Carolina Wolf Spider Carolina Wolf Spider Carolina Wolf Spider
Carolina Wolf Spider Carolina Wolf Spider Carolina Wolf Spider Carolina Wolf Spider
Celer Crab Spider

Family: Thomisidae
Misumenops celer

Celer Crab Spider Celer Crab Spider
Crablike Spiny Orbweaver

Gasteracantha cancriformis

   
Crablike Spiny Orbweaver Spider Crablike Spiny Orbweaver Spider Crablike Spiny Orbweaver Spider Spiny-backed Orb-weaver  Spider
Crablike Spiny Orbweaver Spider Crablike Spiny Orbweaver Spider Crablike Spiny Orbweaver Spider Crablike Spiny Orbweaver Spider
    Crablike Spiny Orbweaver Spider Crablike Spiny Orbweaver Spider
Dotted Wolf Spider

Rabidosa punctulata

  Dotted Wolf Spider
Dotted Wolf Spider Dotted Wolf Spider Dotted Wolf Spider Dotted Wolf Spider
Dotted Wolf Spider Dotted Wolf Spider Dotted Wolf Spider Dotted Wolf Spider
Elegant Crab Spider

Family: Thomisidae
Xysticus elegans

   
Elegant Crab Spider Elegant Crab Spider Elegant Crab Spider Elegant Crab Spider
Filmy Dome Spider

Neriene radiata

   
Filmy Dome spider Filmy Dome spider Filmy Dome spider Filmy Dome spider
  Filmy Dome spider Filmy Dome spider Filmy Dome spider
Flower Crab Spider

Family: Thomisidae
Genus: Misumena vatia

   
Flower Crab Spider Flower Crab Spider Flower Crab Spider Flower Crab Spider
Flower Crab Spider Flower Crab Spider Flower Crab Spider Flower Crab Spider
Foliate Spider

Larinioides cornutus

   
Foliate Spider Foliate Spider Foliate Spider Foliate Spider
Foliate Spider Foliate Spider Foliate Spider Foliate Spider
Foliate Spider Foliate Spider Foliate Spider Foliate Spider
  Foliate Spider Foliate Spider Foliate Spider
Funnel Web Spider
Funnel Web Spider Funnel Web Spider
Funnel Web Spider Funnel Web Spider Funnel Web Spider Funnel Web Spider

Golden-silk Spider

Nephila clavipes

   
Golden-silk Spider Golden-silk Spider Golden-silk Spider  
Grass Spider Grass Spider Grass Spider
Green Lynx Spider

Peucetia viridans

   
Green Lynx Spider Green Lynx Spider Green Lynx Spider Green Lynx Spider
Green Lynx Spider Green Lynx Spider Green Lynx Spider Green Lynx Spider
Harvestman (Daddy-long-legs)

Phalangium opilio

   
Midnight Snack
Harvestman
Midnight Snack
Harvestman
Midnight Snack
Harvestman
Midnight Snack
Harvestman
Midnight Snack
Harvestman
Midnight Snack
Harvestman
Harvestman Harvestman
Harvestman Harvestman Harvestman Harvestman
Harvestman Harvestman Harvestman Harvestman
Harvestman Harvestman Harvestman Harvestman
      Harvestman
Harvestman

Eumesosoma roeweri

   
Harvestman Harvestman Harvestman Harvestman
Harvestman Harvestman Harvestman Harvestman
Harvestman

Hadrobunus maculosus

   
Harvestman Harvestman Harvestman Harvestman
Jumping Spider - Metacyrba

Family: Salticidae
Genus: Metacyrba

Metacyrba Jumping Spider Metacyrba Jumping Spider
Metacyrba Jumping Spider Metacyrba Jumping Spider Metacyrba Jumping Spider Metacyrba Jumping Spider
Jumping Spider

Family: Salticidae
Paraphidippus aurantius

   
Jumping Spider - Paraphidippus Jumping Spider - Paraphidippus Jumping Spider - Paraphidippus Jumping Spider - Paraphidippus
  Jumping Spider - Paraphidippus Jumping Spider - Paraphidippus Jumping Spider - Paraphidippus
Jumping Spider

Family: Salticidae
Platycryptus undatus

   
Jumping Spider - Platycryptus Jumping Spider - Platycryptus Jumping Spider - Platycryptus Jumping Spider - Platycryptus
Jumping Spider - Platycryptus Jumping Spider - Platycryptus Jumping Spider - Platycryptus Jumping Spider - Platycryptus
Jumping Spider - Platycryptus Jumping Spider - Platycryptus Jumping Spider - Platycryptus Jumping Spider - Platycryptus
Jumping Spider

Family: Salticidae
Thiodina sylvana

  Jumping Spider - Thiodina
Lined Orbweaver

Mangora gibberosa

   
Lined Orbweaver Spider Lined Orbweaver Spider Lined Orbweaver Spider Lined Orbweaver Spider
  Lined Orbweaver Spider Lined Orbweaver Spider Lined Orbweaver Spider
Longjawed Orb Weaver

Family: Tetragnathidae
Genus: Tetragnatha
Species: Tetragnatha versicolor?

   
Longjawed Orb Weaver Spider Longjawed Orb Weaver Spider Longjawed Orb Weaver Spider Longjawed Orb Weaver Spider
Longjawed Orb Weaver Spider Longjawed Orb Weaver Spider Longjawed Orb Weaver Spider Longjawed Orb Weaver Spider
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Mabel Orchard Spider

Leucauge mebelae

   
Mabel Orchard Spider Mabel Orchard Spider Mabel Orchard Spider Mabel Orchard Spider
Mabel Orchard Spider Mabel Orchard Spider Mabel Orchard Spider Mabel Orchard Spider
Mabel Orchard Spider Mabel Orchard Spider Mabel Orchard Spider  
Micrathena Spider    
Micrathena Spider Micrathena Spider Micrathena Spider  
Rabid Wolf Spider

Rabidosa rabida

   
Rabid Wolf Spider Rabid Wolf Spider Rabid Wolf Spider Rabid Wolf Spider
Rabid Wolf Spider Rabid Wolf Spider Rabid Wolf Spider Rabid Wolf Spider
Spitting Spider (Perfect)

Scytodes perfecta Banks

  Perfect Spitting Spider
Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider
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Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider
Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider
Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider
Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider
Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider
Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider
Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider
Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider Perfect Spitting Spider
Striped Bark Scorpion

Famiy: Buthidae
Centruroides vittatus

Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion
Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion
This scorpion is not dead - he is very much alive! He was also very easy to work with and set still and posed for pix! He was released after the pix were taken. He was handled carefully and with tweezers... these guys can give a nasty sting!
Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion
Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion
Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion
  Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion
Striped Bark Scorpion

LEFT: Shot using UV flashlight

RIGHT: Shot with ring flash

UV lights them up like neon! Otherwise, very difficult to find

Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion
Scorpion with Cricket Prey Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion
Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion
Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion Striped Bark Scorpion

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