Where Do Spiders Commonly Live?


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Spiders are found in almost every habitat in almost every region on Earth, and they are common residents of woodlands, gardens, fields, homes and even under the water. Different types of spiders frequent different types of habitats depending on such factors as their usual food source, range and physical adaptations.

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Where Do Spiders Commonly Live?
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Many different species of spiders live in or around homes, especially older homes built in prime spider habitat such as woodlands. Species that make their abode with humans include the poisonous black widow and brown recluse, as well as many harmless species such as orb-weaving spiders, jumping spiders, wolf spiders and cobweb spiders.

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