In a battle between butterfly and spider, spider usually wins. This luckless cloudless sulphur had the misfortune of becoming entangled in a writing spider's web.
|This black and yellow argiope (writing spider) scored a big meal when a cloudless sulphur butterfly flew into its web|
|The spider is busy wrapping up its catch|
Several black and yellow argiopes (Argiope aurantia) have built their distinctive webs on the firespike bush, which attracts many butterflies as well as hummingbirds, bees and other insects.
|In another firespike bush, a writing spider's web captured a moth|
|This cloudless sulphur managed to avoid any sticky entanglements, at least so far...|