Top 5 Pest Spiders In NJ

Although dozens of spider species make their home in NJ, not all are common. Which spiders do you have a higher chance of seeing in your home or business? Our NJ pest control experts often deal with the following common spiders in NJ.

Wolf Spiders

Wolf spiders are large spiders that don’t make webs. However, these spiders lurk and catch prey that comes near them. Wolf spiders can bite if you bother them, but their bite isn’t a danger to humans.

Cellar Spiders

Cellar spiders are brown spiders with a body length of about a half-inch. These spiders tend to make webs in corners and other areas of basements. Also, these spiders known to catch venomous spiders, so they’re not always bad to have around.

Crab Spiders

Crab spiders have a wide range of colors, including yellow, brown, green, and pink. These spiders usually hide inside flowers or low vegetation and wait for prey to come around.

Daring Jumping Spiders

Daring jumping spiders are small spiders with black coloring and white markings on their legs and abdomen. These spiders are excellent jumpers and aren’t a threat to humans.

American Grass Spiders

American grass spiders are brownish-black spiders with lighter colored stripes. They’re among the fastest spiders found in NJ. Comparatively these spiders build funnels instead of webs for catching prey and don’t pose a threat to people.

If you have a spider problem and need NJ pest control, please contact Allison Pest Control. Our experienced team can get rid of spiders in your home or business.

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