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Mini-Gathering, Texas, June 3-8, 2010

Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (BugGuide gatherings and events)
No Taxon Mini-Gathering, Texas, June 3-8, 2010
Size
Variable.
Range
Brownsville, Cameron Co., Texas to Mission, Hidalgo Co., Texas
Habitat
Primarily found at Resaca de la Palma State Park, Laguna Atascosa, Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park, and the NABA Butterfly Park; also seen on roadsides and in campsites and airports.
Season
June 3 to June 8, 2010.
Food
Primarily granola bars, bananas, apples, and anything else that would fit in the pocket of a backpack. Also carnivorous and oophagous when near a source of refrigeration; migratory females require Twizzlers.
Remarks
Seldom photographed, due to cameras being primarily directed at insects and arachnids.