From Tarantulas to Meshweb Weavers, the spiders of Texas are varied and fascinating! Learn to recognize many of them with this durable laminated twelve-panel guide that folds up conveniently to fit in a pocket or pack. Perfect for the casual observer, gardener, homeowner or curious naturalist, it serves as both a general introduction and a useful reference. Colorful photographs illustrate 100 spider species, including several of both male and female, in side-by-side comparisons with descriptive text highlighting size, habitat, and web type. Representative webs are also shown, together with information about silk, venom and hunting techniques. A small section features other arachnids, such as the Vinegaroon, Scorpion, Harvestman and Tick.