Top 10 Spiders in Colorado
Hentz’s Orb Weaver:are quite large and females measure anywhere from 12 to 18 millimeters long. Meanwhile, males are significantly smaller, barely reaching half the length of the females.
Bridge Orb Weaver: belongs to the orb weaver family Araneidae. It also goes by the name the gray cross spider or the gray cross orb weaver.
Banded Garden Spider: is a member of the orb weaver family Araneidae. Once native to North and South America, it is now found throughout much of the world.
Contrasting Jumping Spider:It is a member of the family Salticidae, or jumping spiders. While you can find these spiders in Colorado they are also distributed throughout the western United States.
Hobo Spider: is a member of the funnel web spider family Agelenidae. You can find hobo spiders in Colorado as well as throughout western North America, Europe, and Central Asia.
Apache Jumping Spider: is a large species in the jumping spider family Salticidae. You can find these spiders in Colorado as well as throughout the central and southern United States.
Redlined Wolf Spider: can reach up to 2 centimeters in length, with females measuring larger than males. They appear primarily reddish-brown and sport a glossy carapace and legs.
Striped Fishing Spider:Females can reach up to 2.5 centimeters long, while males measure smaller than females. Their color is predominantly greyish-brown and some specimens feature a white .
Barn Funnel Weaver:is a member of the funnel-web family Agelenidea. While you can find these spiders in Colorado it is also a common sight in Africa, Asia, and Europe.
Oblong Running Spider: is a member of the running spider family Philodromidae. It is part of the genus Tibellus, or the slender crab spiders, of which it is the most common member.