Barn Spiders are described as orb weavers because of the intricate spiral wheel-shaped web they construct. This one (possibly a Neoscona crucifera) was observed in the Joppa Preserve area of Great Trinity Forest. It has just recently captured some kind of large bug.

Observations Details

CountyDallas
CityDallas
DateJul 1, 2012
Time of DayMorning
TemperatureHot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
WeatherClear
HabitatRecreation-Park
Type of BehaviorFeeding
GenderMale
MaturityAdult
ObserverChris Jackson