Is approx. ¼” to½” in length, the males being smaller than the females, solid shinny black, with a red shaped hour glass on its underside. They have a venomous bite that can be painful.
Spiders & Scorpions
Is brown to dark brown in color. They measure ¼” to ½” in length. They have long legs that seem to be clean of hair. The best way to identify them is the violin shaped brown spot on their head. They have 6 eyes. They are venomous and carry the worst bites of the Texas spiders.
Range in size from ½” to 2 inches in length. They are hairy, brown to grey in color, with several markings or lines down their body. They can bite but their bite is not poisonous.
These are very small spiders less than 1 cm. to 1 inch. They have short, wide, flat bodies. They resemble crabs and can move in all directions. Their first three sets of legs are longer then the rest. They do not spin webs.
These spiders range from 3 to 5 inches in length. They are very hairy and brown in color. They have 8 black legs. These spiders are venomous and have large fangs. They are not very aggressive and their bite is similar to a bee sting.
They range is size from 1 to 3 inches. They are yellow with black stripes, with eight hairy legs. They are non-venomous. Their webs vary from 3 to 8 feet in diameter.
Ranges is size from 2 to 4 inches. They have relatively flat bodies with 8 legs. They have two pincher like front legs with a 5 segmented stinger tail in back. They range in color from a mustard yellow, brown, or solid black.