Top 10 Spiders in Arizona

Western Spotted Orb Weaver:The western spotted orb weaver is a member of the orb-weaver family, Araneidae. This spider is found throughout the western United States and South America and the Galapagos Islands. 

Western Black Widow:The western black widow is one of the most dangerous spiders in Arizona. This venomous spider is found throughout western North America and is a member of the cobweb spider family Theridiidae. 

Beach Wolf Spider:Beach wolf spiders belong to the wolf spider family, Lycosidae, from the Greek word for wolf, lĂșkos. You can find these spiders in Arizona and throughout the United States and parts of Canada. 

Arizona Black Hole Spider:The Arizona black hole spider belongs to the family Filistatidae or crevice weaver spiders. You can find this spider in Arizona and several neighboring states, including New Mexico, California, and Nevada. 

Western Parson Spider:The western parson spider gets its name from its geographic distribution and its distinctive markings. You can find these spiders in Arizona and throughout the western United States.

Golden Huntsman Spider:Golden huntsman spiders can measure anywhere from 10 to 50 millimeters long. Their bodies are covered in short, sandy brown hair, while their legs are usually darker brown. 

Arizona Brown Spider:The Arizona brown spider is a species of brown recluse found in Arizona, hence its name. Like its cousin, the Arizona brown spider possesses a toxic bite that can cause necrosis and skin damage. 

Grand Canyon Black Tarantula:The Grand Canyon black tarantula is one of the largest spiders in Arizona. It gets its name from its dark color and habitat, as these spiders mostly live in and around the Grand Canyon. 

Hirsute Paradise Spider:The hirsute paradise spider belongs to the jumping spider family Salticidae. A native to North America, you can find this spider in Arizona and many other surrounding states. 

Western Desert Tarantula:Western desert tarantulas measure from 8 to 13 centimeters long, with males measuring smaller than females.

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