Top 10 Spiders
Black-Footed Yellow Sac Spider: belongs to the family Cheiracanthiidae. It also goes by the name the American yellow sac spider and ranges throughout South and North America.
Hammock Spider: is a member of the sheetweb spider family Linyphiidae. You can find these tiny spiders in Wisconsin and throughout much of the United States.
Giant Lichen Orb Weaver:The giant lichen orb weaver, Araneus bicentenarius, belongs to the orb weaver family Araneidae. It ranges throughout most of the central and eastern United States and Canada.
White-Banded Crab Spider: is a member of the crab spider family Thomisidae. It is one of the most common crab spiders in Wisconsin and is widely distributed throughout the United States.
Tan Jumping Spider: belongs to the jumping spider family Salticidae. It is one of the more common jumping spiders in Wisconsin and ranges throughout North and Central America.
Northern Black Widow: is more commonly known as the northern black widow. A member of the cobweb spider family Theridiidae, it is widely distributed throughout the northern and eastern US and Canada.
Wetland Giant Wolf Spider: belongs to the wolf spider family Lycosidae. It ranges throughout the eastern United States and is one of several wolf spiders in Wisconsin.
Giant House Spider:The term giant house spider actually refers to three different species;Eratigena atrica, E. duellica, and E. saeva. All three spiders belong to the funnel weaver family Agelenidae.
Feather-Legged Orb Weaver: is a member of the cribellate orb weaver family Uloboridae. While it is the only member of its family in North America, it’s one of many orb weaver spiders in Wisconsin.
Striped Fishing Spider:Dolomedes scriptus, is a member of the fishing spider family Pisauridae. You can find these spiders in Wisconsin and throughout much of the United States and Canada.