Tag Archives: Polysphincta genus group

Backyard Bowerbird

This morning I heard some bluebirds twittering outside the window, so Julia and I took the cue to go out and clean out the nest boxes. The bluebirds’ nest from last year was a dense mass of pine needles and … Continue reading

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Spider Parasitoid

I have much too much going on right now to be writing blog posts, but I’m waiting for an oil change at the moment, so let’s see what I can do… On the first night of our road trip we … Continue reading

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Spider Parasitoids

When I was in Vermont recently, I collected a couple of round, white egg sacs with distinctive dark gray tufts.  My hope was to raise the spiderlings to adulthood and find out what species they are.  Something emerged from one … Continue reading

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