Are garden spiders poisonous?

Answer Garden spiders are members of the orb weaver family and are not dangerous, although they can bite if threatened. Female black widows are commonly found in gardens and are the only "garden" spiders ... Read More »

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Are red spiders poisonous?

The only spiders with red on them that are truly venomous to humans, which is often incorrectly referred to as poisonous, are the many widow species and their relative, the red back spider, which i... Read More »

Are sun spiders poisonous?

Sun spiders, also known as windscorpions, are somewhat common in the Americas. While they are predators, they have no poison to help catch their prey. They very rarely go near people and are consid... Read More »

Are cat spiders poisonous?

The cat-faced spider, also known as the cat spider, is completely harmless, according to the North American Insects and Spiders catalog. Cat spiders prefer to build webs in outbuildings, barns and ... Read More »

Canadian Poisonous Spiders?

A common misconception is that spiders are insects. Spiders are arachnids and are closely related to mites, ticks and scorpions. Spiders are considered predators and generally bite and inject venom... Read More »