Harvestman – Looks Like a Spider, But Isn’t

We always called these daddy longleg spiders, but they aren't spiders! Arachnids - yes. Spiders - no. I only figured this out today when I did the research for this post. They aren't even the only critters that are called daddy longlegs - cellar spiders and craneflies are called that too. Bug Bits Name:  Harvestman … Continue reading Harvestman – Looks Like a Spider, But Isn’t

Bark Scorpion – In my Closet in Arizona

Bark Scorpions are usually 2 - 3 inches long, are nocturnal, and eat crickets, roaches and other insects. Scorpions hibernate in the winter. This one was lurking in my broom closet, and unfortunately met an untimely 'death by swiffer sweeper'. Scorpions glow in the dark if you shine a Black UV light on them, as … Continue reading Bark Scorpion – In my Closet in Arizona