New York has about 50 spider species from different families like cobweb, orb-weaver, jumping and nursery web. The deadliest among the lot are the brown recluse and black widow, though their presence is extremely rare.
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 >