Wolf spiders can be found in a wide range of habitats both coastal and inland throughout the United States.
These spiders alarm people with their big and hairy appearance. Wolf spiders can bite but it is very rare for them to bite unless they are handled. They run very fast and do not hunt with webs.
What we do
A-1 Bonded Termite specializes in safe and effective spider removal treatments. When taking care of your spider problem, you can expect the utmost care and professionalism by our certified team of pest removal specialists.
A-1 Pest Control thoroughly inspects your property to properly establish what pests we are dealing with, and their colony size.
Once the pest is isolated we find ways to effectively remove the pest from your living area.
Once your pests are eliminated, we ensure they don’t come back.
SPIDER PREVENTION TIPS
If you suspect a spider infestation, it is important to hire a pest control professional to rid your home of spiders as soon as possible. The most effective way to get rid of spiders is to call A-1 Bonded Termite, Inc. for a free inspection*.
Your inspector will make recommendations to eliminate the infestation and make suggestions on how to correct conditions that may be conducive to re-infestations.
Wolf spiders have excellent eyesight and actively hunt during the night. During the day they usually rest in sheltered places. They live alone and hunt alone.
They run very fast and pursue prey by pouncing on it or chasing it. Wolf spiders have a unique way of carrying eggs.
The egg sac is carried with the mother on her abdomen. Immediately after birth, the spiderlings gather on her abdomen.
dark brown with pale yellowish stripes
stout robust, 3/8″ (male) to 1 3/8″ (female)
WOLF SPIDER HABITAT
Found throughout US, wolf spiders may hide in burrows in search of prey. They can usually be found under stones, firewood, leaves, mulch, and wood timbers. If they enter structures, it is usually accidental or in search or pretty.
They usually remain at or around ground level of structures and once they enter and once they enter, they usually stay inside.
PEST THREAT LEVEL
Wolf spiders can be a beneficial insect because they feed on a variety of insects, including crop pests. Although they can bite, it is very rare unless they are provoked or handled.
When they bite, they will inject venom if they are continually provoked. Symptoms that follow the bite can include mild pain, itching, and swelling.