Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Giant House Spider

Eratigena duellica

Description:

A large spider at least by Pacific Northwest standards. The body of females is approximately 16-18 mm.

Habitat:

Spotted on structures in my backyard.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

3 Comments

Mel11
Mel11 2 months ago

Impressive!

Brian38
Brian38 2 months ago

Thanks much, Neil. At first, I thought this was a Hobo spider, which has a nasty bite and we have those here as well. But after looking at a lot of pictures I've settled on this one which is another introduced species to the PNW.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 2 months ago

Nice! She's a pretty one! :) Thanks for sharing, Brian.

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Federal Way, Washington, United States

Spotted on Jun 28, 2021
Submitted on Jun 28, 2021

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team