Top 10 Spiders in California
Hacklemesh Weaver: most hacklemesh weavers measure between 6 and 11 millimeters in length. Their abdomen is predominantly dark brown or tan and its carapace and legs are reddish-brown.
Eared Dome Sheet-Web Weaver:is a rather inconspicuous and unusually looking species. You can find these spiders in California as well as throughout the western United States.
Mouse Spider:is a member of the ground spider family Gnaphosidae. You can find these spiders in California as well as the western United States and parts of Europe.
California Trapdoor Spider:Its body is predominantly black, except for the abdomen, which is reddish-brown. The mouthparts are covered in spines that help it to dig its underground burrow.
Noble False Widow: is a member of the genus Steatoda, whose members go by the name cupboard spiders or false widows. Originally from Madeira and the Canary Islands.
Silver Garden Spider:belongs to the orb weaver family Araneidae. It’s common throughout the southern half of North America. You can normally find these spiders in California gardens, parks.
Tropical Orb Weaver:is a member of the orb weaver family Araneidae. You can find these spiders in California as well as throughout the southern United States Caribbean, and Central and South America.
Button Leaf-Beetle Jumping Spider:Most specimens are little more than 5 millimeters long, with females measuring larger than males. Males typically appear glossy black or brown.
Johnny Cash Tarantula: is a species of tarantula whose scientific name translates to the “Johnny Cash tarantula.” First discovered in 2015, you can only find these spiders in California.
Marbled Cellar Spider: is one of the most common household spiders in California. Also known as daddy long legs, they live throughout much of the world including Europe and Africa.