The Spider Identity

After I posted “Spider Dude” yesterday I heard from folks who hate spiders and others who adore them. What I needed, though, was someone who could identify them. I turned to Twitter for an answer.

I follow the sci-fi author, Adrian Tchaikovsky, on Twitter. Tchaikovsky penned one of my favorite books, Children of Time, in which spiders play major roles. He happens to be well versed in spider-ology. Okay, that’s not really a word, but I like it.

After I posted the picture I tagged Adrian Tchaikovsky and asked if he knew what it was. He didn’t, because he lives in the U.K. and the above spider is American, but one of his other followers did.

Say hello to Anasaitas Canosa, also known as a Twin-flagged Jumping Spider. I’m going to call him Ana for short. He is non-venomous and is good at controlling pests. I’m so glad I didn’t allow Studly to smush him.

Peace, people.

Author: nananoyz

I'm a semi-retired crazy person with one husband and two cats.

14 thoughts on “The Spider Identity”

  1. My darling… I would have loved to have helped you identify but having lived in a house–our last one for a while shall we say, where the spiders were the size of fists, I was aye too busy running a mile. xxxxxxx

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      1. I think it may have been the house. It was old. Honest people used to run a mile when they came out. Then there was a nest in the garden and they used to march in in autumn from the nature trail and the wasteland out there beyond the garden. I had to block the foot of the door eventually. When we came to this house I thought wow…no spiders…

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      2. We get spiders all the time here in Florida. These HUGE banana spiders that spin gigantic webs that span many feet. So easy to walk into. Apparently they have a nasty bite, too. But they’re really cool.

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