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“Websites” to check out this fall
September 8, 2008 · 2 Comments

photo credit: mrspiderjoe Every year about this time, we get lots of calls from people asking about the large, showy spiderwebs they see in their yards and gardens.  Almost always, the web-builder in question is the spinybacked orbweaving spider, Gasteracantha cancriformis.  Here’s where that Greek and Latin roots class comes in handy:  the genus name […]



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