a variety of spiders can be found in Utah, a few
are more common than others. These spiders can
be found indoors and outdoors, and most are not
poisonous or dangerous to humans. A few common
spiders found in Utah are the Hobo Spider,
Black Widow, Wolf Spider, and the
Grass Spider to name a few.
are brown with dark markings on their abdomens.
These spiders are very fast runners and are very
active during the night. The average size of a
hobo spider is approximately three-quarters of
an inch, with the legs having a span of about 1
½ inches. The spiders are not good climbers and
are found mainly on ground levels, outside the
home. However, they have also been seen indoors.
is dangerous and will bite when they feel
threatened. They tend to remain in dark areas
but can find their way into homes. They
typically make their webs in dark areas that
also protect them from bad weather.
is one skilled
hunter. They live mostly solitary lives and hunt
alone. Some are opportunistic wanderer hunters,
pouncing upon prey as they find it or chasing it
over short distances. Others lie in wait for
passing prey, often from or near the mouth of a
burrow. Wolf spiders will inject
freely if continually provoked.
are common throughout Utah and much of the
United States, according to the Insect
Identification website. These spiders are not
harmful to humans. They spin a funnel-shaped web
in the grass or other low-lying foliage as a
means of trapping insects, which the grass
spider uses for food.
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