Immature Black Widow Spider "Hugging"
 a Neoscona Orb Weaver 
(two photos)
Latrodectus Hesperus and Neoscona


black widow and neoscona
            orb weaver
This isn't a sight one gets to see often (or even at all). An immature Black Widow took
over the Neoscona orb weaver from a Spider Wasp.  © Carol Davis 8-13-2018

Neoscona and widow
It was tying up all the loose limbs so it could haul this "capture"
to its den. Quite the battle between the wasp and the widow.
You can watch it here on Youtube. © Carol Davis 8-13-2018

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