Minnesota Spiders: There are a few common
spiders that are found in Minnesota. They are
the Jumping Spider, Wolf
Spider, Barn Funnel Weaver Spider, Cobweb
Crab Spider, and the
Grass Spider to name a few.
are the most common spiders found under stones
and in debris. They stalk and pounce on their
prey rather than use silk to snare it. They are
capable of jumping short (.5 inch) distances,
possess large eyes, and the most common species
are brightly colored. They prefer to live in
forests, shrubs, deserts, and mountains.
can be found throughout Minnesota. They also are
the largest spiders found in Minnesota, 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.
Barn Funnel Weaver Spiders
are mostly found in sheds and barns, around and
in the crevices of doors, as well as in the
cracks of rock faces and under rocks and boards.
can be found in
the corners of houses, garages and sheds where
it feeds on anything that stumbles into its web
The Crab Spider
are medium crab-like
spiders. They walk sideways and backwards to
escape harm. Crab Spiders do not spin webs. They
are experts in camouflage. They are usually
white or yellow in color.
are mostly found outdoors. In Minnesota, there
are a number of types of grass spider that make
their home in Minnesota grasses. They can be
seen during the summer months and create
funnel-type webs. Grass spiders also roam to
wooden fences and open fields. They are
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