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    Antlion Larvae (Doodlebug Larvae)

    More than 100 species in North America north of Mexico
    banded or white backed garden spider in web

    Banded Garden Spider

    Argiope trifasciata
    Image of a black widow

    Black Widow Spiders

    Latrodectus mactans and L. variolus
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    Venomous

    Photo of a bold jumping spider.

    Bold Jumper

    Phidippus audax
    Closeup of brown recluse spider on floor.

    Brown Recluse (Violin Spider)

    Loxosceles reclusa
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    Venomous

    Photo of a female scorpionfly perched on a leaf.
    Photo of a Harvestman, viewed from above

    Daddy Longlegs (Harvestmen)

    About 6,500 species have been named so far, worldwide.
    Photo of a featherlegged orbweaver and egg case on a leaf

    Featherlegged Orbweaver

    Uloborus glomosus
    Photo of a green crab spider on a leaf

    Foliage Flower Spiders

    Mecaphesa spp. and Misumessus spp.
    Photo of a furrow orbweaver hanging head down with a green background

    Furrow Orbweavers

    Larinioides spp.
    Photo of a goldenrod crab spider, whitish individual, on native aster flower

    Goldenrod Crab Spider

    Misumena vatia
    Photo of grass spider poised in funnel of her web

    Grass Spiders

    Agelenopsis spp.
    Photo of a Xysticus crab spider, tan individual

    Ground Crab Spiders

    Xysticus spp.
    Photo of female heptagonal orbweaver in web.
    Photo of a longjawed orbweaver walking on a plant stalk

    Longjawed Orbweavers

    Tetragnatha spp.
    Photo of a nursery web spider on a plant

    Nursery Web Spiders

    Pisaurina spp.
    Image of a deceased pseudoscorpion on a US dime

    Pseudoscorpions

    Various species in the order Pseudoscorpionida
    Photo of a spotted orbweaver or barn spider, Neoscona crucifera, with black background

    Spotted Orbweavers

    Neoscona spp.
    striped bark scorpion

    Striped Bark Scorpion

    Centruroides vittatus
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    Venomous

    American dog tick crawling on a person's skin

    Ticks

    Three common Missouri species.
    Photo of a whitebanded crab spider, yellow individual, on ox-eye daisy flower

    Whitebanded Crab Spider

    Misumenoides formosipes
    Photo of wolf spider with young

    Wolf Spiders

    Numerous species and genera in our state.

See Also

Photo of a Yellow-Collared Scape Moth

Yellow-Collared Scape Moth

Cisseps fulvicollis
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Plume Moths

Nearly 150 species in North America north of Mexico