Common Spiders

Black Widow

  • Length: 1/2-3/4 inch, can vary black to brown in color.

  • Violin-shaped mark on top back just behind it's head.

  • Lives in dark secluded areas; closet, attics, garages, ect.

  • If bitten seek medical treatment immediatley.

  • Length: 1/2-3/4 inch, can vary from dark to light brown.

  • Violin-shaped mark on top back just behind it's head.

  • Lives in dark secluded areas; closet, attics, garages, ect.

  • If bitten seek medical treatment immediatley.

Brown Recluse

  • Length: 1/2- 1 inch.

  • Vary in patterns & color from; black, brown, tan & yellow.

  • Nocturnal hunters, don’t form webs to capture prey.

  • Have eight distinct eyes in three rows.

  • Not aggressive and will usually not attack unless provoked.

Wolf  Spider

Southern House Spider

  • Length: about 2 inch. Long legs and is amber in color.

  • Owners often report the females look like small tarantuals.

  • Males are often mistaken for brown recluse spiders.

  • Typically will not bite unless trapped, often there mouth is to small to penetrate human skin.

Black and Yellow Argiopes (Garden Spider)

  • Length: 3/4-1.5 inch.

  • Females oftenly stay in one spot their whole lives.

  • Legs of these spiders are black with red or yellow bands.

  • Black and Yellow Argiopes live in fields and gardens.

  • Webs can reach 2 feet in diameter.