|Site location. Click to enlarge.|
|Sample site. Screen grab from Google Street View.|
Although I was able to find 41 open or semi-open cones to tap, I found only two arachnids in them: 1 juvenile Enoplognatha probably-ovata spider, and 1 adult Paraligolophus agrestis harvestman. Both are introduced species. This was perhaps my most uninteresting cone sample to date.
At the moment, Federal Way remains the southern-most confirmed location of O. praticola in Washington state. The search continues...
|The spiders are out there.|