On coyote brush, maybe 3 mm
Very small, maybe 2 mm. Photographed at 20x. Grassland near forest edge with oaks and bay
Not a very diagnostic photo, but a cool perspective
Egg sacs within trashline. Three tubercle humps on abdomen
Two dark phase were present.
An arthropod is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and jointed appendages. Arthropods are members of the phylum Arthropoda (from Greek ἄρθρον árthron, "joint", and πούς pous (gen. podos), i.e. "foot" or "leg", which together mean "jointed leg"), and include the insects, arachnids, and crustaceans. Arthropods are characterized by their jointed limbs and cuticles, which are mainly made of α-chitin; the cuticles of crustaceans are also biomineralized with calcium carbonate. The...