Category Archives: Spiders

Marbled Orb Weaver Spider On Leaf

I photographed this Marbled Orb Weaver Spider on a leaf (11-24-2018). The leaf was on the forest floor and I spotted it while hiking the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. There are several hundred eggs in Marbled Orb Weaver Spider Egg cocoons. They are generally deposited in October. The egg cocoons are constructed of white silk formed… Read More »

Spider Egg Sac On Leaf

I photographed what I believe is a Spider Egg Sac that I found on a leaf. The leaf was on the forest floor and I spotted it while hiking the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas (11-8-2018). The female spiders of many species place the egg sac on a stalk, attach it to a stone, or in this… Read More »

Spider Shooting Its Web

I was on a photo walk on my property near the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas when I spotted a Spider Shooting its web into the air. It was more like the Spider was spraying the web. The Spider did this several times. I read that Ground Spiders catch prey by shooting sticky silk to immobilize them.… Read More »

Wildflower With Spider Eating An Insect

I spotted a spider on this wildflower while walking around with my camera. I was on a county road near the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. If you look close you can see that the spider is feeding on a tiny insect. How I Got The Shot – Wildflower With Spider I was hand holding my Canon… Read More »