Massachusetts has different spider species, with the commonest being members of the wolf, cobweb and orb-weaver family. The only deadliest species present here is the northern black widow. The brown recluse, which is also considered to be potentially harmful to humans is rarely found in this state.
Steatoda borealis-Guess what? There's a spider called Steatoda borealis, and it's part of the comb-footed spider family. Some people call it a 'false widow spider' because of how it looks. But it's not the same as the real widow spiders.… Continue Reading >