Top 10 spiders in oregon
Black-Footed: Cheiracanthium inclusum, also goes by the American yellow sac spider. It belongs to the family Cheiracanthiidae and ranges throughout much of North and South America.
Grey House Spider:Badumna longinqua, belongs to the intertidal spider family Desidae. Although it originally comes from Australia, you can now find these spiders in Oregon.
Zebra Spider:is one of the most visually striking spiders in Oregon. A member of the jumping spider family Salticidae, it ranges throughout much of the northern hemisphere.
Hobo Spider: is one of the more misunderstood spiders in Oregon. It gets its name from the commonly held belief that the species travels by hitching rides in cars and other vehicles.
Missing Sector:Zygiella x-notata, belongs to the orb weaver family Araneidae. It also goes by the name the silver-sided sector spider. Although primarily found in Europe.
Long-Palped: Castianeira longipalpa, belongs to the corinnid sac spider family Corinnidae. You can find these spiders in Oregon as well as throughout the United States and parts of Canada.
Giant Crab Spider: belongs to the giant crab or huntsman spider family Sparassidae. It easily ranks as one of the largest spiders in Oregon.
Mouse Spider: is more commonly known as the mouse spider. It belongs to the ground spider family Gnaphosidae and ranges extensively throughout northern Europes and parts of the United States.
Western Black Widow: Latrodectus hesperus, is one of the most venomous spiders in Oregon. It belongs to the cobweb spider family Theridiidae and ranges throughout most of the western half of u.s. .
Giant House Spider: is a term used to refer to three separate species; Eratigena atrica, E. duellica, and E. saeva. All three spiders belong to the family Agelenidae. While primarily found in Europe.