Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subphylum Chelicerata - Chelicerates


Tick Bites - Treatment and Prevention
Tick season is here and it is important to protect yourself against the possible dangers of tick bites. Learn how to identify a tick bite and safely remove ticks on humans and pets.

Unionicola
This site illustrates species of the genus Unionicola from around the world--its emphasis is upon the mites that infect freshwater mussels and sponges.

An Illustrated Guide to Plant Abnormalities Caused by Eriophyid Mites in North America - USDA document

A&M Entomology
Has a fair amount of info about the gulf coast ear tick.

A Spider New to Virginia collected on HSC Campus
I just wanted to add this website to the links section to keep track of it (it's the first record of Crossopriza lyoni in Virginia), as well as cite it on the info page for that species. The record is vouched for, as it was announced by Dr. Bill Shear.

Western Black Widow (Environmental Science Field Guide to New Mexico)
New Mexico Tech's online Environmental Science Field Guide to New Mexico section on Latrodectus hesperus (Western Black Widow).

Salticidae: Diagnostic Drawings Library: Lyssomanes viridis

Lyssomanes viridis from Florida
Some pictures of both sexes and natural history information as well.