Vermont is home to many of the same species of
spiders found throughout the northeast and some
parts of southeastern Canada. While there are no
native species of venomous spiders with fatal
bites found in Vermont, some of the spiders will
bite humans who handle or provoke them. There
are a few common spider types you can see
throughout Vermont. They are the Daddy
Long Leg Spider, Funnel Weaver, Orb Weaver, Sac
Spider, Crab Spider, Jumping Spider, and
the Wolf Spider to name a few.
Daddy Long Leg
are found in Vermont as well as the large
majority of the United States. The spiders can
be found almost anywhere, but are usually
present in warehouses, cellars and barns.
Because they are found mostly indoors, these
common Vermont spiders can be found all year.
take their name from the funnel-shaped web that
they spin to catch prey. These 1/2-inch long
spiders come in various shades of brown, gray,
white, black and yellow. Funnel weavers are
mostly found during late summer and early fall.
is one of the most common spiders in Vermont. It
can reach up to one inch in length and is also
found in a variety of earth-tones such as black,
yellow, orange, red and brown. These spiders are
not venomous, but may bite if handled or
do not spin webs. When indoors, they hunt on the
ceilings and in wall spaces. Instead of a web,
the sac spider spins a sac open on both ends and
places it in rolled-up leaves or under rocks as
has the ability to move in any direction just
like a real crab. This common Vermont spider
measures less than 1/2 inch and has front legs
that are slightly longer than the back legs. The
bodies of some of the species have horns or
other growths that help them resemble bird
droppings or the plants they frequent.
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 New Mexico tend to be brown or black
and no more than a couple of inches in length.
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.
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