This Jumping Spider (most likely a Phidppus carolinensis) was observed lowering itself on a web with prey in hand. This spider’s victim appears to be some kind of the stink bug or squash bug. The spider eventually came to rest on a vine where he began devouring his early morning meal.

Observation Details

County Denton
City Plano
Date Jun 26, 2012
Time of Day Morning
Temperature Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C)
Weather Clear
Habitat Recreation-Park
Type of Behavior Feeding
Gender Uncertain
Maturity Adult
Observer Chris Jackson
Main Article Jumping Spider Observation Location