brown widow http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/73/all en Q: What are Those Miniature Spiky Puffballs? A: Brown Widow Egg Sacs http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/q-what-are-those-miniature-spiky-puffballs-brown-widow-egg-sacs <div>Earlier this week, staff found some small circular egg cases on a gate in the North Campus. Upon closer inspection we realized they were brown widow,<em> Latrodectus geometricus,</em> egg sacs. But how did we know this?</div> <div><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-xiVfBA8lozM/UFEu6dl45VI/AAAAAAAAAsc/GhDGC5TGLio/s1600/BrownWidowCameraTrap2.JPG" imageanchor="1"><img border="0" hea="true" height="300" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-xiVfBA8lozM/UFEu6dl45VI/AAAAAAAAAsc/GhDGC5TGLio/s400/BrownWidowCameraTrap2.JPG" width="400" /></a></div> <div> </div><p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/q-what-are-those-miniature-spiky-puffballs-brown-widow-egg-sacs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/q-what-are-those-miniature-spiky-puffballs-brown-widow-egg-sacs#comments black widow brown widow eggs Spider Pavilion spiders Blog Sat, 22 Sep 2012 07:31:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 719 at http://www.nhm.org/nature