South Carolina has many species of spiders belonging to different families of which the black and widow and the brown recluse are the only harmful species. The Giant Carolina Wolf spider is the largest species and also South Carolina’s state spider as declared officially in 2000. The Golden Silk Orb-weaver is one among the exotic species presently dwelling in South Carolina’s national park.
In the summer of 2018, there was news of a new deadly spider thriving in South Carolina. There were claims of this spider to take the lives of five people in the states of Tennessee, Mississippi, and West Virginia. However, further reports negated this fact, saying that it was merely a rumor.
Carolina Wolf (Hogna carolinensis)-The Carolina Wolf Spider, native to America, is just one of the many wolf spider species globally. Known for being quick hunters, they prefer the chase over waiting on webs. You'll often spot these speedy spiders during midsummer nights, particularly around June.… Continue Reading >
Hogna lenta-The Hogna lenta is a kind of wolf spider that lives mostly in the USA. It's a member of the big wolf spider family. People who study spiders and nature lovers find it really interesting because of the way they act and how they look.… Continue Reading >