june, 2021

10jun7:00 pm8:00 pmNaturalist Hour - Daddy Long Legs: The Marvelously Misunderstood Opiliones

Event Details

UMBC professor Mercedes Burns shows us the marvelous world of daddy long legs. From their common names to their bite, the arachnid order Opiliones, also known as “daddy-longlegs” or “harvestmen,” have been historically misunderstood. Dr. Burns dispels common myths about the wonderfully diverse Opilones of North America by discussing their physiology, behavior, and treatment throughout history.



(Thursday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST


Woodend Nature Sanctuary

8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815, USA