Spiders in Newfoundland

One can find only a handful of spiders in Newfoundland, usually species of orb weavers, wolf spiders, and jumping spiders.

Spiders in Newfoundland

Most Venomous

The bite from a sand bear wolf spider can be pretty painful, though its venom is not fatal to humans.

Less Venomous

Long-jawed Orb-weaver Spiders

  • Cave Orb-weaver Spider (Meta ovalis)

Orb-weaver Spiders

Wolf Spiders

  • Sand Bear Wolf Spider (Arctosa perita)

Jumping Spider