Funnel Web

Subject:  Web ID Geographic location of the bug:  New Jersey Date: 10/04/2017 Time: 09:33 AM EDT I see these webs all over the ground in the field where I walk my dog. Do I need to worry about either of us being bit by what created it? How you want your letter signed:  Susan L … Read more

Another Male Grass Spider

Subject:  Spider Geographic location of the bug:  NS, Canada Date: 09/24/2017 Time: 11:52 AM EDT The girls found this spider in the bananas at work. Wasnt sure what kind this was. How you want your letter signed:  Makayla Dear Makayla, This is a harmless male Grass Spider in the genus Agelenopsis and it is the … Read more

Definitely Male Grass Spider

Subject:  Concerned about Brown Recluse Geographic location of the bug:  New Hampshire Date: 09/16/2017 Time: 10:05 AM EDT Thanks for taking a look and getting back to me. How you want your letter signed:  Brendan Dear Brendan, We are sorry about the delay.  Your request has been on our back burner for over a week.  … Read more

Grass Spider, we Believe

Subject: Big spider takes over rat trap Location: Kansas City MO August 6, 2017 11:45 am Hi! Was wondering if you could identify this big spider. I am in northwestern Missouri. Signature: Celina Dear Celina, We believe this is a Funnel Web Spider in the family Agelenidae, probably a Grass Spider in the genus Agelenopsis … Read more

Grass Spider

Subject: What is this guy? Location: central NJ August 31, 2016 11:17 am I saw this spider in the gym today and nearly left (I’m not a big fan of spiders). we tried to shoo him out the door but he kept running the wrong way. Finally we convinced him to go outside. He was … Read more

Funnel Web Spider

Subject: Spider is checking me out! Location: Mount Lowe/Angeles National Forest, California June 26, 2016 1:43 am Dear Bugman, I see these tunnel shaped webs all over Angeles Forest. I found this one at the tope of Mount Lowe, near Mount Wilson. When I began to edit the photos, I was surprised to see the … Read more