We had some patchy frost this morning. Our recorded low was 31.6 degrees.
First frost of the season!
When it warmed up, the bugs came out. This is a Little Yellow (Pyrisitia lisa).
White Checkered-skipper (Pyrqus genus)
Zabulon Skipper (Poanes zabulon) on the Fall Aster (Symphyotrichum ericoides).
I believe this little red spider might be in the Dwarf Spiders (Erigoninae) subfamily. It was only about 4mm (3/16 inch). I thought it was a red mite at first, but you can see its web. It was in the Goldeye lichen (Teloschistes chrysophthalmus – the orangey lichen) before I nudged it.
The lichen where it was hiding before the nudge.