10 Spiders in Vermont
Common House Spider:It’s part of the Theridiidae family and one of the most ubiquitous spiders in Vermont. It’s often found in or near human dwellings, hence its name.
Northern Black Widow:Latrodectus variolus, is one of the most venomous spiders in Vermont. A member of the cobweb spider family Theridiidae.
Bridge Orb Weaver:Larinioides sclopetarius, belongs to the orb weaver family Araneidae. It ranges throughout much of the eastern, southern, and northwestern United States.
Deadly Ground Crab Spider:belongs to the crab spider family Thomisidae. You can find these spiders in Vermont as well throughout much of the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
Six-Spotted Fishing Spider:is a member of the nursery web spider family Pisauridae. You can find these semi-aquatic spiders in Vermont and throughout much of North America.
Woodlouse Spider:Dysdera crocata, is a member of the family Dysderidae. You may know it by one of several names, including the pillbug hunter, sowbug killer, or cell spider.
Daring Jumping Spider: Phidippus audax, belongs to the jumping spider family Salticidae. It also goes by the names ‘the bold jumping spider’ or ‘bold jumper
Long-Legged Sac Spider:is a member of the prowling spider family Miturgidae. It also goes by the name the northern yellow sac spider.
American Nursery Web Spider: is the second member of the family Pisauridae to make our list of spiders in Vermont. It ranges throughout the eastern United States and North America at large.
Barn Orb Weaver:is the second member of the family Araneidae to make our list of spiders in Vermont. Also known simply as the barn spider, it gets its name from its habit of living in barns.