In Virginia, there are thirteen different kinds
of native spiders. There are a few common
spiders you can see throughout the state of
Virginia. They are the Barn Spider, Wolf
Spider, Black Widow, Grass Spider, and
the Jumping Spider to name a few.
toward each other. They will attack each other
if in close quarters, though many may inhabit
the same structure or area at any given time.
They are most commonly found in rafters and
wooden structures in suburban and rural
structures or areas, and on boats near lakes.
They hide during the day and at night will sit
in the middle of the web and wait for an insect
to land on the web when hunting.
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.
is a nocturnal insect found throughout Virginia.
They 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.
is one of the more common Virginia spiders. It
creates a sheet of webbing into a funnel, where
it hides and waits for insects to get trapped on
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.
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