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Poison Ivy Leaf Mite (Aculops rhois)

Aculops rhois, the poison ivy gall mite, is a species of Eriophyid mite found in North America. They form galls in poison ivy as well as other members of North American Toxicodendron and some species of Rhus (including fragrant sumac). … Continue reading

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Long-bodied Cellar Spider (Pholcus phalangioides)

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Red-femured Spotted Orbweaver (Neoscona domiciliorum)

Neoscona domiciliorum, commonly known as the spotted orbweaver or redfemured spotted orbweaver, is a spider in the family Araneidae. The specific epithet domiciliorum means “of dwellings” in Latin and refers to the fact that this species is often found living … Continue reading

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