Of the spider species commonly seen in homes, only a few are reported to bite. In fact, researchers have demonstrated that over 80 percent of suspected spider bites are attributable to other insects, ticks or disease. More »

Spiders almost never bite people in their beds, according to Fox News. The vast majority of bites people think come from spiders actually are flea bites or the result of allergic reactions or infections. WebMD advises to... More »

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The southern house spider is a large species of spider common in parts of the southern United States. There are considerable differences between males and females, and the males are sometimes mistaken for the dangerous b... More »

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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 »

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 »

The Carolina wolf spider is one of the largest of more than 2,000 wolf spider species worldwide and the largest wolf spider in North America. The terrestrial arachnid is found throughout the United States and southern Ca... More »

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Residents often notice a large number of spiders in their homes when the temperature begins to warm. While troublesome, this increase is common and, like other insects, spiders multiply in the spring and summer months. More »