Iowa Spiders: There are a few common spiders
that you can see through out the state of Iowa.
They are the Brown Recluse Spider, Sac
Spider, Crab Spider, Jumping
Spider, Wolf Spider, Fisher Spider, and
the Parson Spider to name a few.
Brown Recluse Spiders
can hurt if you are bitten
by it, and the bite can cause severe damage if
not treated immediately. It is yellowish brown
and isn't commonly seen in the state. The brown
recluse has a violin-shaped abdomen.
most often seen in homes up high near ceilings,
and it rarely goes outside. It is yellowish in
can also be found in
homes, but they do go outside. They are bright
yellow to dark red as well as brown and gray. If
outside, the crab spider can be found on flowers
and stems. They are known for being able to walk
sideways like crabs.
can also be found inside
homes near windows, high ceilings and tall
walls. They are black with white stripes and
they jump onto their prey.
hairy and brown and
black. It is found in high grass and shrubs and
anywhere else it can find many insects to eat.
This spider is commonly mistaken as the
tarantula. Wolf Spiders are common household
pest in the fall when they are looking for a
warm place to overwinter. They are commonly
found around doors, windows, house plants,
basements, garages, and in almost all
is also called the water
spider since it can actually go into the water
and prey on small fish and tadpoles. They are
light gray with black stripes on legs and will
always be found in damp or wet areas near
streams and rivers.
can be found under rocks
on a silky web that they made. Their bodies are
brown and the abdomen is gray with a white band
down the middle of the body. They also can be
found under wood or old tree bark. If seen in
homes, they would be in dark crevices and wide
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Iowa spider on this
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