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Wolf spider

6376  Asphalt, Kincardine, Ontario N2Z 1G1 Canada

Number 6376. This is a wolf spider (family Lycosidae). These are active hunters that do not spin a capture web; they have excellent (for spiders) eyesight. Large specimens can deliver a painful (but not dangerous) bite if mishandled, but they are not aggressive towards humans

Crab Spider

6230 Found this spider inside our house in Southwestern Ontario. My husband has woken up with a few bites that swelled up this week and we’re looking for the culprit. Is this spider harmful to humans or pets? From Bothwell, Ontario.

Number 6230 – This is a crab spider (family Thomisidae); Click here for an example. These are ambush predators that lay in wait for potential meals to get within grabbing distance. They are harmless to humans and pets.