The northern and southern parts of Wisconsin have many spider species of which the northern widow and brown recluse are considered poisonous. The northern yellow sac could also hurt humans, though they are considered as mildly venomous. However, the deadly species do not dwell here in abundance, with the northern black widow being present in just 10 counties. The brown recluse thriving here is also present in minimum numbers.
Striped Fishing (Dolomedes scriptus)-Discover the Striped Fishing Spider! This big spider is part of the Pisauridae family and lives in both the United States and Canada. With its striking patterns and unique habits, it has become a topic of interest.… Continue Reading >
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 >