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Contributions for this site:

Josh Hillman

Emily Earp

Aaron McCarthy
Provided photo of Phidippus otiosus.

Bill Meidling
Provided photo of a male huntsman spider (Heteropoda venatoria).

David Culver
Environmental Specialist
St. Johns County Environmental Planning
Provided one of the photos of Araneus bicentenarius.

Frank Metzger
Provided some of the photos of Heteropoda venatoria.

G. B. Edwards, Ph.D.
Taxonomic Entomologist
Florida State Collection of Arthropods, FDACS, Division of Plant Industry
Dr. Edwards on several occasions has helped us identify some of the spiders listed on our site. Until a book that G. B. Edwards co-authored, Florida's Fabulous Spiders (ISBN 0-911977-21-X), was published in late 2001, finding information about Florida's spiders has been somewhat difficult.

Gloria Diana Uhl
Provided photos of Peucetia viridans mother and spiderlings.

Guy E. Crauwels
Provided various photos of arachnids (class: Arachnida).

Heather Van Auken
Provided photo of Syntomeida epilais feeding on purple coneflower (Echinacea sp.)

Jessica Gengo
Provided photo of Ocypode quadrata.

Julie Lawler
Provided photos of a cicada (family: Cicadidae) ermerging from its larval exoskeleton.

Karl Rehbaum
Provided a photo of Acharia stimulea larva (cateripillar).

Kim Clark
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
DuPont granted us the right to reproduce an article from their November / December 1996 edition of DuPont Magazine entitled, Fiber Engineers, Meet Thy Master.

Krishna Singh
Unique Video Creations
Provided photo of Gasteracantha cancriformis.

Larry Mulvehill
Provided photos of Papilio polyxenes larvae (caterpillars).

Mary Szafraniec
Environmental Specialist II
Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Southwest District
Provided photos of Ceratomia undulosa larva (caterpillar).

May Lenzer
Provided photo of Syntomeida epilais feeding on Lantana camara.

Pat Lamond
Webmaster of Osceola County Cooperative Extension Service
for the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences - University of Florida
Pat has contributed various photos for the FloridaNature.org website.

Prof. F. Wayne King
Curator of Herpetology
Florida Museum of Natural History
Wayne King on several occasions has helped us identify some of the snakes and most of frogs and toads on our site.

Scott Ehly
Provided photos of Gasteracantha cancriformis.

Steve Holzfaster
Provided some of the photos of Heteropoda venatoria.

Tim Stradling
Provided photos of a female brown widow (Latrodectus geometricus) with a young southern toad (Bufo terrestris) caught in her web.