Warning: Declaration of Mfields_Walker_Taxonomy_Dropdown::start_el(&$output, $term, $depth, $args) should be compatible with Walker::start_el(&$output, $object, $depth = 0, $args = Array, $current_object_id = 0) in /home/tbartlet/naturecloseups.com/wp-content/plugins/taxonomy-widget/taxonomy-widget.php on line 0

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/tbartlet/naturecloseups.com/wp-content/plugins/taxonomy-widget/taxonomy-widget.php:0) in /home/tbartlet/naturecloseups.com/wp-content/plugins/wp-super-cache/wp-cache-phase2.php on line 1164
Red Widow with Egg Sac : Nature Closeups

Red Widow with Egg Sac

September 25th, 2012 - 8:59 PM | Filed under Featured Photos | No comments

~15mm long | August 21, 2012 | Tiger Creek Preserve, Babson Park, Fl, USA

While on my way to BugShot 2012, I spent several days exploring parks along the way. My favorite spot was the Nature Conservancy’s Tiger Creek Preserve for the variety of habitats its trails pass through.

Here, I was curious about some some palmetto leaves that had been sealed up. Peeling a layer of leaves away, I found a red widow guarding her egg sac.

Subjects: Arachnids, Cobweb Spiders, and Spiders.
Places: Florida, North America, and United States.
Behaviors: Protecting.
Life Stages: Adult.
Sexes: Female.
Taxa: Class Arachnida, Family Theridiidae, and Order Araneae.
Colors: Black, Red, and White.
Sign: Egg Sac.

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply