gtfo-im-a-turtle:

buggirl:

Love this- very educational….and look at all their funny faces!!
Here is the key:
1. Family Lycosidae – the Wolf Spiders2. Family Salticidae – the Jumping Spiders3. Family Salticidae, genus Lyssomanes – the Magnolia Green Jumpers4. Family Araneidae – the Orbweavers5. Family Pisauridae, genus Dolomedes – the Fishing Spiders6. Family Pisauridae, genus Pisaurina – the Nursery Web Spiders7. Family Ctenidae – the Wandering Spiders8. Family Oxyopidae – the Lynx Spiders9. Family Philodromidae – the Running Crab Spiders10. Family Dysderidae – the Woodlouse Hunters11. Family Tetragnathidae, genus Tetragnatha – the Longjawed Orbweavers12. Family Thomisidae, genus Xysticus – the Ground Crab Spiders13. Family Agelenidae, genus Eratigena – the Funnel Weavers14, Family Agelenidae, genus Agelenopsis – the Grass Spiders (aka Funnel Weavers)15, Family Selenopidae, genus Selenops – the Flatties (aka Crab Spiders)16. Family Sparassidae, genus Heteropoda – the Huntsman (aka Giant Crab Spiders)17. Family Sparassidae, genus Olios – Giant Crab Spiders (aka Huntsman)18. Family Sicariidae, genus Loxosceles – the Brown Spiders (includes the Brown Recluse)19. Family Uloboridae, genus Hyptiotes – the Triangle Weavers20. Family Zoropsidae, species Zoropsis spinimana – the False Wolf Spider21. Family Deinopidae, species Deinopis spinosa – the Net-casting Spider (aka Ogre-faced Spider); note that the four other eyes are not visible from the front.22. Family Diguetidae, genus Diguetia – the Desertshrub Spiders23. Family Antrodiaetidae, genus Antrodiaetus – the Folding-door Spiders (aka Turret Spiders); these are primitive spiders (mygalomorphs).24. Family Segestriidae – the Tube Web Spiders25. Family Scytodidae – the Spitting Spiders
Buggirl’s spider research

Reblogging for the science info and the fact that the chart makes the pedilaps look like buck-teeth and that it’s a chart of hillbilly spiders

This would have been very useful this summer.

gtfo-im-a-turtle:

buggirl:

Love this- very educational….and look at all their funny faces!!

Here is the key:


1. Family Lycosidae – the Wolf Spiders
2. Family Salticidae – the Jumping Spiders
3. Family Salticidae, genus Lyssomanes – the Magnolia Green Jumpers
4. Family Araneidae – the Orbweavers
5. Family Pisauridae, genus Dolomedes – the Fishing Spiders
6. Family Pisauridae, genus Pisaurina – the Nursery Web Spiders
7. Family Ctenidae – the Wandering Spiders
8. Family Oxyopidae – the Lynx Spiders
9. Family Philodromidae – the Running Crab Spiders
10. Family Dysderidae – the Woodlouse Hunters
11. Family Tetragnathidae, genus Tetragnatha – the Longjawed Orbweavers
12. Family Thomisidae, genus Xysticus – the Ground Crab Spiders
13. Family Agelenidae, genus Eratigena – the Funnel Weavers
14, Family Agelenidae, genus Agelenopsis – the Grass Spiders (aka Funnel Weavers)
15, Family Selenopidae, genus Selenops – the Flatties (aka Crab Spiders)
16. Family Sparassidae, genus Heteropoda – the Huntsman (aka Giant Crab Spiders)
17. Family Sparassidae, genus Olios – Giant Crab Spiders (aka Huntsman)
18. Family Sicariidae, genus Loxosceles – the Brown Spiders (includes the Brown Recluse)
19. Family Uloboridae, genus Hyptiotes – the Triangle Weavers
20. Family Zoropsidae, species Zoropsis spinimana – the False Wolf Spider
21. Family Deinopidae, species Deinopis spinosa – the Net-casting Spider (aka Ogre-faced Spider); note that the four other eyes are not visible from the front.
22. Family Diguetidae, genus Diguetia – the Desertshrub Spiders
23. Family Antrodiaetidae, genus Antrodiaetus – the Folding-door Spiders (aka Turret Spiders); these are primitive spiders (mygalomorphs).
24. Family Segestriidae – the Tube Web Spiders
25. Family Scytodidae – the Spitting Spiders

Buggirl’s spider research

Reblogging for the science info and the fact that the chart makes the pedilaps look like buck-teeth and that it’s a chart of hillbilly spiders

This would have been very useful this summer.

awwww-cute:

My friend had her daughters at a zoo when she heard, “Ma’am, there’s a lemur on your baby

awwww-cute:

My friend had her daughters at a zoo when she heard, “Ma’am, there’s a lemur on your baby

(via twashn)

funnywildlife:

Deadly Trap!Northern gannet (Morus bassanus) Atlantic Ocean, 20 miles off the coast of MauritaniaFishing nets, plastic bags etc are killing marine life & other animals that depend on healthy oceans.

funnywildlife:

Deadly Trap!
Northern gannet (Morus bassanus) Atlantic Ocean, 20 miles off the coast of Mauritania
Fishing nets, plastic bags etc are killing marine life & other animals that depend on healthy oceans.

(Source: nccmrm97, via squirrelfandom)

Tags: squirrel

malformalady:

These deer are from the nearby Nara Park in the Kansai region of Japan.This place is home to more than 1,000 deer which are regarded as divine and sacred. But every July the animals walk outside of the park’s boundaries and occupy sidewalks along the city to stay cool in the shadier places.

malformalady:

These deer are from the nearby Nara Park in the Kansai region of Japan.This place is home to more than 1,000 deer which are regarded as divine and sacred. But every July the animals walk outside of the park’s boundaries and occupy sidewalks along the city to stay cool in the shadier places.

steepravine:

Huge Raven Pair Chilling

I used to think crows and ravens were the same thing - and then I saw a raven. These things are SO big. 

(San Francisco, California - 7/2014)

(via dendroica)

Tags: raven corvid bird

(Source: migkenziephotos)

chrisalanjones:

This guy watches over me as I sleep. Kinda creepy. #bugs #insect #chicago #urbanfauna #giantbug

You misspelled “romantic”.

chrisalanjones:

This guy watches over me as I sleep. Kinda creepy. #bugs #insect #chicago #urbanfauna #giantbug

You misspelled “romantic”.

urbpan:

Lots of little mushrooms, July Urban Nature Walk at Ponkapoag Bog, 7/27/14.

urbpan:

Lots of little mushrooms, July Urban Nature Walk at Ponkapoag Bog, 7/27/14.