Top 10 Spiders in Kansas
Prairie Jumping Spider:Most adult prairie jumping spiders measure around 10 millimeters long, with females measuring larger than males. Their colors vary considerably, with most specimens appearing .
Bark Crab Spider:is a member of the crab spider family Thomisidae. Like other members of its family, it has a habit of walking sideways or backward like a crab.
Garden Ghost Spider:belongs to the ghost spider family Anyphaenidae. It is widely distributed throughout the eastern half of the United States along with parts of Canada.
Filmy Dome Spider:is one of the most common sheetweaver spiders in Kansas. It belongs to the sheetweaver family Linyphiidae and ranges throughout the eastern half of the United States and Canada.
Puritan Pirate Spider:is a member of the pirate spider family Mimetidae. You can find these spiders in Kansas as well as throughout most of the eastern United States.
Cobweb Spider: is a member of the cobweb spider family Theridiidae. You can find these spiders in Kansas as well as throughout much of North and South America.
Yellow Sac Spider:is a member of the family Cheiracanthiidae. It also goes by the name American yellow sac spider due to its color and distribution. You can find these spiders in Kansas .
Labyrinth Orb Weaver:is a member of the orb weaver family Araneidae. It is found throughout most of the United States and as far south as Argentina.
Dotted Wolf Spider:is a member of the wolf spider family Lycosidae. You can find large and active spiders in Kansas as well as throughout the southern and eastern United States.
Texas Brown: is also known as the Oklahoma brown tarantula or Missouri tarantula. It is a member of the tarantula family Theraphosidae and is one of the largest spiders in Kansas.