Crawlies with Cri

Crawlies with Cri: Bowl and doily weaver (Frontinella pyramitela)

This week’s crawly creates quite the fancy table setting, but if you’re a fly and they ask you to dinner, politely decline. Meet the bowl and doily weaver (Frontinella pyramitela). As you can see by the photo and illustration, their common name is perfection.

Bowl and doily weavers are ambitious hunters. The females are under one-quarter of an inch long, but their webs are large - up to several inches . . .