Monthly Archives: September 2015

Colorado Orb weaver – a juniper mimic, tentatively-identified

Here’s a few pics of an orb-weaving spider getting ready to spawn. ¬†I’m uncertain, but it appears to be a type of “cat-faced” spider (perhaps¬†Araneus gemmoides) that perfectly mimics the tiny brown scaly juniper buds that appear in the spring. … Continue reading

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