All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Long-bodied Cellar Spider</strong> - male
<em>Pholcus phalangioides</em>
Oak Ridge, TN
August 18, 2008

I found this guy in my room at school. I put him in a plastic "critter cage", which explains the backwards Japanese writing in the phot...
Long-bodied Cellar Spider - male
Pholcus phalangioides
Oak Ridge, TN
August 18, 2008

I found this guy in my room at school. I put him in a plastic "critter cage", which explains the backwards Japanese writing in the photo! The female's web was nearby, I tried "introducing" the couple by putting her in his web, but she would have no part of it! ;)
These spiders can become cannibals if they don't have enough food from insect prey!

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