Wildlife Wednesday – Daddy LongLegs with it’s 2 red eggs

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Phalangium opilio
‘Harvestman’ with a couple of it’s red eggs
aka ‘Daddy LongLegs’
Not a spider, but a close relative

Harvestmen is a beneficial garden spider. They feed on soft bodied arthropods such as aphids, mites, leafhoppers, caterpillars, small slugs, and beetle larvae.

Happy WildLife Wednesday!z00m
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12 thoughts on “Wildlife Wednesday – Daddy LongLegs with it’s 2 red eggs

    • Thanks Barb
      It’s a first for me too. I was just lucky to see it on my mint and then notice the tiny red eggs. I’m glad my camera picked the eggs up so well. 🙂

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  1. I haven’t seen one of those in so long. They loved my mom’s back porch when I was a kid. I don’t remember seeing eggs, but, I may not have known what I was even looking at!

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    • Hi Patti
      I think the eggs are a fun thing to know about. I never thought anything of it when I used to see them. The granddaddy long legs has always been apart of our out door norm to see. 🙂

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