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    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 common house spider, egg sac, and web

    Common House Spider

    Parasteatoda tepidariorum (syn. Achaeranea tepidariorum)
    Photo of a Harvestman, viewed from above

    Daddy Longlegs (Harvestmen)

    About 6,500 species have been named so far, worldwide.
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    Filmy Dome Spider

    Neriene radiata (formerly Prolinyphia marginata)
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    Ground Crab Spiders

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

    Nursery Web Spiders

    Pisaurina spp.
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    Pseudoscorpions

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

    Spotted Orbweavers

    Neoscona spp.
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    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 trashline orbweaver, closeup

    Trashline Orbweavers

    Cyclosa conica and C. turbinata
    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