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Funnel Weaver Spiders
order Araneae - infraorder Araneomorphae (true spiders) - Family Agelenopsis
Funnel Web Grass Spider Agelenopsis naevia
Spider about 3/4" long body. (no good photos of web) Web built a flat web across a small gully, about 18"x24". A fire ant was in the web and the spider was irritated.
Photos taken in Taylor County, October 2006
Webs below probably do not belong to Agelenopsis naevia.
Flat web about 24" wide with funnel about 1" wide.
Photos taken in Taylor County, July 2004
This was a large web, about 18" tall, 12" wide, and quite deep. I could have put my fist in the opening.
Photos taken in Taylor County, June 2005