New Hampshire Spiders: There are 350
species of spiders in the State
of New Hampshire. There are a few common
spiders you can see throughout the state. They
Brown Recluse Spider, Black and Yellow Garden
Spider, Carolina Wolf
Spider, Funnel-Web Grass
Spider, Jumping Spider, Crab Spider, American
The Black Widow
is a very
common spider in New Hampshire. The Black Widow
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.
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.
Black & Yellow
Garden Spider are
not considered dangerous. They may bite when
harassed, but apparently the venom does not
cause problems for humans.
garden spider can be found in a variety of
habitats, but prefers sunny areas among flowers
Gray-brown in color, it sometimes has a central
abdominal stripe. These spiders do not spin webs
but hunt at night in leaves, rocks, and grass.
They are found in meadows and woods and tend to
Funnel-Web Grass Spider
Early in the morning when dew is still on the
lawn is the best time to see the large fine webs
that these spiders construct over grass with a
distinctive horizontal funnel in one corner.
Jumping Spider are also
very common throughout New Hampshire. This spider is
not dangerous but will usually attack if it
feels threatened. The spider is called the
jumping spider because it will leap large
distances at times. The jumping spiders that
reside in Nevada tend to be brown or black and
no more than a couple of inches in length.
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 as they can blend in
perfectly with the flowers.
is the spider
that builds irregular webs in the corners of
ceilings and windows. You can find this spider
within your home or business.
sometimes carried indoors on firewood. Its bite
may cause a small red inflammation on the skin
that may itch much like a mosquito bite but, as
mentioned above, reactions to spider bites vary.
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