Most Common Spiders in the USA

Studies show that the geographical range where spiders can be found may be a factor in the rate of their increase and the degree of their venom potency. If you live in the United States, here are some of the most common spiders that you will encounter — some of which are poisonous.

Wolf Spider Size

The wolf spider can be found all over the world, especially in meadows and grasslands and in other areas where they can hunt insects as food. The size of the wolf spider (excluding its legs) ranges from 0.4 inches (10 millimeters) to 1.38 inches (35 millimeters).