Spiders in New Brunswick

Owing to the more severe climate of New Brunswick compared to the other provinces, the number of spiders seen here is quite low. Only a handful of spiders, such as orb weavers and fishing spiders, can be found here.

Common Spider: Cross Orb-weaver Spider

Big Spider: Dark Fishing Spider

Spiders in New Brunswick

Most Venomous

The bite of orb-weaver spiders is comparable to a bee or a wasp sting and isn’t deadly unless the person has an allergic reaction.

Less Venomous

Orb-weaver Spiders

Nursery Web Spiders