- These spiders have stout bodies and fat legs; they are usually brown in color but may have white stripes. They can be anywhere from ½ an inch to 1 and ½ inches.
- During the winter wolf spiders will come indoors looking for a warm place to hide.
American House Spider aka. Common House Spider
- These spiders are small; about 1/8 inch to ½ inch and are seen in varying shades of brown.
- They catch their prey in webs which are generally found in corners.
- These spiders are not native to Virginia
- They are about ½ an inch long and can be light brown or tan in color.
- They generally like to live in dark corners or under objects.
- The female of the species is the one with the well-known hourglass on their abdomen. These can be red, orange, or even white. They are about 3/8 of an inch long.
- The male is about 1/8 of an inch long and are harmless.
- The female spins her web close to the ground and it is where she keeps her eggs.