Idaho Spiders: The two most infamous spiders
in Idaho are the Hobo and
Black Widow spiders. Other spiders that
you can encounter are the Crab Spider,
Wolf Spider, Barn Spider, House Spider,
and the Club Spider to name a few.
Black Widow Spiders
have a venomous bite that can be very painful or
life threatening. They have are black with a red
to orange mark on their abdomen, usually in the
shape of an hourglass. Their webs are
usually found in dark, undisturbed places.
got their name because of
their ability to travel and adapt to new
environments. They are usually found in closets,
storage rooms and garages.
by their longer front legs that they use for
capturing prey. They wait on flowers or other
places and let their dinner come to them. They
can also change their color to match the
substrate color on which they wait.
is the largest spider found in Idaho are often
mistaken as tarantulas. They may make a silk
lined retreat in soil, under rocks or in other
protected sites. Most are grey or brown and some
are quite large including the giant wolf spider.
Wolf Spiders are common household pest in the
fall when they are looking for a warm place to
overwinter. They are commonly found around
doors, windows, house plants, basements,
garages, and in almost all terrestrial habitats.
are also called "cat-faced" spiders because of
the markings on the top of the abdomen and the
two protuberances above them. They are orb
weaving spiders and spin a web of concentric
circles of silk. Most human encounters in Idaho
occur when we see the mature females in late
to the comb footed spiders as do black widow
spiders. They make irregular shaped webs to
snare prey and are commonly found in garages,
under house eaves, wood piles, etc. They are not
poisonous to people or pets.
sometimes called yellow house spiders, are
fairly common in Idaho. They are hunting
spiders and can be found on the ground or on
plants. Occasional bites have been reported
from these spiders. The bite has symptoms like
that of a bee sting.
If you don't see your Idaho
spider on this page, please let us know so that
we can help you identify your spider species.
We are very confident that the
ET Pest Control
with its High Impact Repelling, will demand your
Idaho Spider Problem to leave your home with
We have created this page to help you identify
your Idaho Spider Control Problem.