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. ┬áMy hope was to raise the spiderlings to adulthood and find out what species they are. ┬áSomething emerged from one … Continue reading

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