Wolf Spiders

Wolf Spiders (Family Lycosidae) Appearance Wolf spiders are large and hairy. They commonly have gray, black, and brown colored patterns on their bodies. Although they have shorter legs than other species of spiders, they often appear more robust. Size Wolf spiders range in size from ½ to 2 inches long. Behavior Wolf spiders are able [...]

Jumping Spiders

Jumping Spiders (Family Salticidae) Appearance Male jumping spiders are smaller than females. Some jumping spiders are black and have white markings on their abdomen. Others have metallic green chelicerae and are iridescent. Size Jumping spiders are quite small, ranging from ½ inch and smaller. Jumping spiders only bite when they are disturbed, as a [...]