Pictures & Identification
Bold Jumping spiders (Phidippus Audax) are small and hairy jumping spiders belonging to the Salticidae family.
The orchard orb weaver (Leucauge Venusta) spins a horizontal web where the spider hangs upside down in the center.
Yellow garden spiders are black and yellow spiders that were first described in 1833. Their cephalothorax is white with yellow and black on the badmen.
Spotted orbweavers (Neoscona Crucifera) are hairy with red legs. They can create orb-shaped webs up to two feet in diameter. During the day they hide on the edge of the web.
Tan jumping spiders have compressed bodies, which enables them to hide under the bark of trees. They prefer vertical surfaces, such as walls and fences.
The common house spider is also known as the American house spider, living in and close to human homes. They are various shades of tan to black with patterns on the body.
The spined Micrathena (Micrathena Gracilis) is a type of orb weaver, except it has thorn-like spikes on its abdomen, which is not a common trait of this species.
The Basilica orb weaver is a beautiful spider, much like a church, you would find in Italy. The shape, color, and pattern on this spider’s abdomen make it stand out.
The marbled orb weaver (Araneus Marmoreus) has a unique marbled pattern of colors on their abdomen with an orange head and upper legs and black and white banded lower legs.
The American Nursery Web Spider (Pisaurina Mira) is a dedicated parent, carrying its egg sac with care until the spiderlings hatch.