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No SpidersGeneral

Spiders are abundant here in Southwest Florida, but they don’t have to a part of your lifestyle. Almost all Spiders found in Florida are harmless to humans and most species do not attempt to bite unless Learn More – Click Here

spider-genericBrown Recluse

The Brown Recluse Spider is not an established species here in Southwest Florida or in Florida, but physicians have diagnosed a few bites in Florida. Its natural habitat is along the Mississippi River, Learn More – Click Here

spider-brown-widowBrown Widow

The Brown Widow is a common type of widow Spider here in Southwest Florida. They are identified from Southern Black Widow Spiders by the hourglass markings on the underside of the abdomen being Learn More – Click Here

spider-golden-silkGolden Silk Spider

The Golden Silk Spider is found throughout Florida and the Southeastern United States. These large webbing Spiders are usually found outside in forest, along trails, heavily landscaped yards, and Learn More – Click Here

spider-jumpingJumping Spider

The Jumping Spider or Zebra jumper is a very common Spider here in Southwest Florida. This Spider can be seen inside or outside They are easily identified by their eye arrangement, which is in three Learn More – Click Here

spider-long-jawed-orb-weaverLong-Jawed Orb Weaver

The Long-Jawed Orb Weaver Spider is a commonly seen Spider here in Southwest Florida. It is seen outdoors in foliage around or near water. This webbing Spider constructs webs from 8 to 12 inches in Learn More – Click Here

spider-southern-black-widowSouthern Black Widow Spider

The Southern Black Widow Spider is the most wide-spread widow Spider here in Southwest Florida. They are identified by their very shiny jet black bodies and their famous red hourglass marking on Learn More – Click Here

spider-spiny-orb-weaverSpiny Orb Weaver

The Spiny Orb Weaver Spider is one of the most colorful and easily recognized webbing spiders here in Southwest Florida. The Spiny Orb Weaver Spider is identified by its dorsum or abdomen which Learn More – Click Here

spider-wolfWolf Spider

The Wolf Spider is very common here in Southwest Florida and is usually found outside on the ground, where it is well camouflaged. These large hairy running spiders are often confused with tarantulas. Learn More – Click Here

2-stripped-telamonia-spider_clip_image002Two-Striped Dark Spider

This small striped dark spider is a subject of an email hoax claiming that it was a fatal spider found lurking under toilet seats in North Florida.  The hoax claims that 3 people died after being bit from this Learn More – Click Here