How to Identify Canadian Spiders?

Answer Many of the spiders found throughout Canada are similar to other species found throughout North America. Canada's many diverse bio regions are common spider habitats. According to a 1999 estimate, ... Read More »

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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 »

How to Identify Spiders?

Is that a SPIDER?Although some people refer to spiders as insects, they are not. All spiders have 8 legs; insects have 6 legs. With few exceptions, spiders have 8 eyes; a few species have 6 eyes, b... Read More »

How to Identify Northern U.S. Spiders?

Spiders in the northern region of the United States can be found in many places--from gardens and fields to houses. They can be brightly colored to dark and hairy. Most will not bite unless they fe... Read More »

How to Identify Spiders by Region?

There are more than 30,000 species of spiders and they live on every continent. This article describes some of the most common spiders found in various regions of the world.