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
    Venomous Icon

    Venomous

    Photo of a bold jumping spider.

    Bold Jumper

    Phidippus audax
    Photo of a Harvestman, viewed from above

    Daddy Longlegs (Harvestmen)

    About 6,500 species have been named so far, worldwide.
    Photo of female heptagonal orbweaver in web.
    Marbled orbweaver spider in web

    Marbled Orbweaver

    Araneus marmoreus
    Photo of an orchard orbweaver with a black background

    Orchard Orbweaver

    Leucauge venusta
    Photo of female spiny-bellied orbweaver (spined micrathena) on a leaf

    Spined Micrathena

    Micrathena gracilis
    Photo of a tan jumping spider

    Tan Jumping Spider

    Platycriptus undatus
    Photo of wolf spider with young

    Wolf Spiders

    Nearly 250 species in North America north of Mexico