1. Wolf Spiders

    Wolf spiders are one of the most common spiders and are considered beneficial because of the pests that they consume. They do not spin webs but are active hunters in your yard at night. These spiders are often misidentified as brown recluse but are generally not harmful and will only bite if handled or provoked. If you shine a flashlight into your yard at night you may see the sparkles of the wolf…Read More

  2. How to Identify the Brown Recluse Spider

    The brown recluse spider  has a violin shape on its head segment with the neck of the violin pointing toward the abdomen.  It has six eyes arranged in pairs, with one pair in front and a pair on either side of the head.  Both male and female are venomous, however the spiders are very timid.  Its body is not more than 3/8" long.  Both the legs and the abdomen are uniformly colored.  The r…Read More