The lifespan of a house spider is typically limited to only about a year. In ideal conditions house spiders have been known to live more than a year. Females live longer than males. More »

The average lifespan of a wolf spider is roughly one season, and it is exceedingly rare for one to survive for more than 18 months. Wolf spiders frequently become victims of cats, dogs and snakes, which contributes to th... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Spiders

Spiders can thrive and live in almost any place: on the edges of the ocean, on plants, under rocks, in trees, in caves and even over the water, according to Australian Museum. The only places that spiders cannot inhabit ... More »

Some characteristics that identify house spiders include a two-part body that is usually brown, black or gray; a length that is usually not more than a quarter inch; and eight eyes. They don't possess wings, and their pr... More »

All spiders have eight legs and a body composed of two parts: a cephalothorax and an abdomen. There are an estimated 40,000 different species of spiders. Wolf spiders can be identified by their eyes; they have a bottom r... More »

Portia spiders are jumping spiders belonging to the genus Portia. There are 17 species. Portia spiders use a wide variety of hunting techniques and learn new hunting tactics rapidly using a trial-and-error approach. More » Pets & Animals Bugs Spiders

All spiders have eight legs. Spiders also possess a pair of shorter limbs called the pedipalps, that in males serve as sex organs. Spider legs contain seven distinct segments. More »