CCP Spider Webinar - Shared screen with speaker view
Holly Springs, NC
Nags Head, NC
Jean Copeland, Pittsboro
Wilmington, NC! :)
Do the male spiders stay in the same place all season like the females, or do they roam?
how does the spider kill the fly?
They looked like aphids at first!Death on a stick😍
Best way to humanely remove spiders and best place for transferring egg sacs? (I’m overrun with orb garden spiders)
what does diagnostic mean in re to eyes?
The male pedipalp shape has been described to me as boxing gloves.
How can I move a spider from inside a home to outside without hurting it?
Are these (funnel weaver spiders) the ones that are often found in grass? I seem to see them often as I am pulling weeds. I often have wondered do I need to worry about getting bit by it as I am in their space pulling weeds.
Great info- thank you! :)
They are really fun to look for on hikes.
Spiders are really active at building webs in the corners of the inside and outside of my window frames, and when I open my windows or move curtains, I unintentionally damage their webs. How can I deter them from building webs around my window corners?
On misty rain mornings, I see dozens of funnel spider webs scattered in the woods near my house.
Is there a best time of the day to mow to keeping from killing spiders?
Are window spiders cobweb spiders?
Are pholcidae considered cobweb spiders? (Oh! I just saw my first dewdrop spider a couple weeks ago!)
Had one on my car side mirror for a few weeks this summer. Thought she was a bit of debris at first.
How was it discovered that they do not have venom?
Thanks! I didn’t know about these.
I have two green lynx with beautiful egg sacs on fig leaves. Where can I move them if the leaves fall off before they hatch out?
r there 8 eyes
do they see color
Would this be our largest spider in NC?
oh great! now I hv to worry about spiders jumping on me
That's my girl!
I love love love jumping spiders!
if a mother wolf spider looses her egg sac, will she retrieve it later?
Which spiders have recently been discovered to produce "milk" for their babies?
Sometimes you see the egg sac being carried in the front, too. Is this something that helps you tell species apart?
Allison Schwarz Weakley
Is this an adaptation to disperse the babies?
I often find what are wolf spiders in my pool with their babies on their back. Why are they getting in the water?
Thanks! Good to know!
I love a parson spider. They get in our bathtub all the time!
Which spiders consume their webs and reweave them each day?
I have seen Fishing Spiders in my tadpole "nurseries". I see fewer tadpoles after their visits.
That looks like my window spider!
Is this a characteristic of most spider males and female spiders (difference in abdomen size)?
do all the cobwebs in my home mean there’s a spider nearby or is it a symptom of my lack of cleaning?
Generally at the end of the summer I notice a time when all of sudden there are lots of webs in the grass every morning. Is there a particular spider species that is creating these webs?
I like this distinction for certain types of spiders (as opposed to calling them dangerous or bad).
Allison Schwarz Weakley
I've often found paralyzed black widows (and other spiders) in my carport when mud daubers are active.
black widow bites—r there any long lasting effects after pain leaves?
Black Widows like outhouses
I have seen all of one in the several years I have lived in Cherokee County
It was a very chill spider. He was very happy when I put him outside.
Are spiders good pollinators?
No they are not important pollinators...a few ambush spiders that hang out on flowers may accidentally pollinate a flower but not important
Do all spiders shed their skin or just some spiders?
what a FASCINATING presentation!! Thank you so much!!
Excellent presentation! Thank you!
What can you do with egg sacs that fall on ground before they hatch?
Yes! Spiders are the best! ^_^
I second Debbie’s enthusiasm! Thank you!!
I thought you would have some pics of 'pumpkin' spiders … I think these are the most photogenic
Gretchen and Simon Smith
I read once that the average acre has two million spiders. Is that true?
Great presentation! Thank you!
I loved this did not know everything about spiders but I do know thank you which spiders are in your windows
Really excellent presentation! Thanks!!!
Dr. Bertone -- excellent...…..thanks for the knowledge!!
Fabulous presentation!! Thank you!
What you recommend for a NC spider ID guide?
still scared but hv much better appreciation
I love spiders! Thank you! One of my favorite poems I have started sharing when talking about spiders is called “Mercy” by Rudy Francisco.
This has been amazing. I took 4 pages of notes. I have a huge plastic jar that I call the A.R.T. (arachnid regional transport) for removing them from my house.
if you want to study spiders and go to college how do you start
Allison Schwarz Weakley
The NC Biodiversity Project has a page for Arachnids. There is a checklist for common NC spiders, info on ID guides, summaries and photos of NC spiders, and you can submit records as a citizen scientist. https://auth1.dpr.ncparks.gov/arachnid/index.php
Peanut butter jars with holes drilled in the lid make great spider containers for catch, observation, and release.
How to move a momma spider so she does not loose her babies in your house?
Do house spiders fare OK if relocated to outside?
I keep glass jars and small pieces of cardboard in several rooms to use to take spiders outside.
Recently read an article about "embodied cognition" in spiders - neural pathways built into legs so that some basic behaviors do not need to involve the brain.
What is the component that makes the spider web sticky? Is it the same ingredient for all spiders?
Don was bitten by a Black Widow when we were camping at Kerr Lake when he used the porta potty. The like to hang out under the seat of outhouses.
Are pumpkin spiders also called lurking ladies?
Besides brown recluse, are there any other spiders I'll find out here in western NC that I wouldn't find out east?
Thank you for an excellent presentation!!
I didn’t need to know that I’m always within 10’ of a spider
Google Lens is very handy for IDs
John Ann Shearer
Thank you so much for this eye-opening (x 8) presentation.
Can you say a little about grandaddy longlegs?
I have a folk legend to share: If a "writing" spider writes your name is its web, you are a goner! Bad omen!
I've read about those ones, I think they are in Joyce Kilmer forest
Yes! I've seen a couple of those!
Come out to Cherokee County and I'll point you to where I saw the lampshade spiders ^_^
i want to know where you could go to college for learning about spiders
Such an awesome awesome presentation thank you!