Arkansas Spiders: There
are a few spider types that can be found
through out the state of Arkansas. The most
common spiders are the
Dark Fishing Spider, Trapdoor Spider,
Arkansas Chocolate Tarantula,
the Brown Recluse Spider
and the Black Widow.
Dark Fishing Spider
can be quite a surprise if found in your
Arkansas home. The large female has a body that
reaches 1" long. When you stretch its legs, the
spider can reach measurements of up to 3" long.
These spiders tend to be in corners and cracks
during the day and at night they come out to
lives in silk-lined underground burrows.
The trapdoors are about one inch in
diameter, and they are constructed of silk
camouflaged with soil and plant debris.
throughout most of the state but is presumed to
be Arkansas' only tarantula species. They plug
their burrows for the winter months and emerge
in spring. They may hunt at night, but
apparently they prefer to remain in their
burrows waiting for prey to come by.
Brown Recluse Spider
in Arkansas is at the center of the speciesí
natural distribution, and this spider is common
in both urban and rural settings.
Indoors, these spiders are often found in boxes,
among papers, in folds of clothing, and in
bedrooms, bathrooms, cellars, and attics. They
tend to prefer dry locations that remain
undisturbed, such as closets, attics, and
garages. Outdoors, the spiders are found under
rocks, logs, or loose bark in relatively dry
areas, such as under rock ledges. Recluse
spiders are not aggressive and bite only when
forced into intimate contact with human skin.
Bites often occur when spiders are trapped in
clothing or bedding.
common spider found in Arkansas is the
Black Widow Spider.
Black widows can be found throughout Arkansas.
Black widows build irregular webs of coarse
silk, usually near the ground in dark places,
and usually outdoors. They are also found under
rocks or logs, in piles of rubble, in mammal
burrows, and in dark corners of sheds, garages,
crawl spaces, cellars, and basements.
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