While spiders are often appreciated for the pest control services they provide, spiders are prey to a variety of animals, including birds, lizards, frogs and even larger spiders. Some animals, such as Tarantula hawks, de... More »

Like all insects, the black widow has a variety of predators, including the mud dauber and the praying mantis. Occasionally, wasps eat these venomous spiders as well. More »

Butterflies are eaten by animals such as skunks, insect-eating birds, bats, frogs, toads and mice. They are also preyed on by insects like spiders, parasitic flies, assassin bugs, wasps, mantids and ants. Both young cate... More »

Known predators of spiders include other spiders, praying mantis, wasps, ants, snakes, birds, scorpions, lizards and small mammals. Humans are also threats to spiders. More »

Spiders are carnivores that prey on insects and other spiders. Spiders will eat almost anything they can catch, including flies, mosquitoes, cockroaches, bedbugs, crickets and moths. More »

At least 32 species of spiders are known in the state of Georgia, including grass spiders, southern house spiders, black and yellow garden spiders, and orchard orb weavers, all of which spin webs to catch their prey. Oth... More »

Wolf spiders prey upon many insects such as crickets and ants and have been seen catching other spiders as well. They are even known to stalk and catch small lizards, frogs, mice and tiny birds. More »