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2012-04-15 23:58:16
2012-04-15 23:58:16

I live in poteau, Oklahoma and caught a male hobo spider on Saturday April 14 2012, I didn't know at the time and released it mistaking it for a wolf spider


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Hobo spiders measure approximately 12 to 18 mm in length.

Hobo spiders are mostly found in the northern USA ans Canada.

Female hobo spiders appear to have diamonds on their back. Google Hobo spiders and see if that is what you are refering to.

Yes some hobo spiders can but it depends on its size

all i know is that they are not poisonous

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They are the only spiders to migrate in freight wagons. they have also been observed to play the harmonica.

· Hobo Spider · Huntsman Spider

Mature female hobo spiders are 9.5-16.5 mm (3/8-5/8˝) long, and male hobo spiders are 7-13.5 mm (9/32-9/16˝) in body length. Males have enlarged pedipalps located near the mouth, resembling short legs (Fig. 3.). The hobo spider greatly resembles certain other members of the funnel-web spider family which are harmless or cause minor bite reactions. For this reason, identifications of suspected hobo spiders should be confirmed by an entomologist or other persons trained in spiders.

any insect that stumbles upon their funnel web!

All spiders are venomous to a degree, but the western black widow is the only dangerous one to humans there. ++In Oregon the two most common venomous spiders are Black Widow spiders AND Hobo spiders. Most people mistake the Hobo spider for the Brown Recluse. The Hobo has distinct chevron-shaped markings on the upper side of the abdomen, whereas the brown recluse has the distinct "fiddle" on its back. Hobo spiders also have two large palps that look like large fangs (esp. the males), though these are genitalia on the males. I suggest a Google search of images to see pics of all these spiders. ATTENTION: THE FIRST ANSWER TO THIS QUESTION IS INCREDIBLY INACCURATE. WHILE THERE ARE BLACK WIDOWS (PRIMARILY IN SOUTHERN OREGON) THERE IS THE HOBO SPIDER AS MENTIONED IN THE SECOND, WAY MORE ACCURATE ANSWER. LOOK UP THE HOBO SPIDER (AKA AGGRESSIVE HOUSE SPIDER) LOOK AT PICS ONLINE FOR PROPER IDENTIFICATION.

they hop onto their host like a hobo hops on a train HAHA VERY FUNNY MAYBE THEY DO MAYBE THEY DONT BUT IF IT DOES I WOULD KILL IT

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Spiders found in Wyoming include: Brown Recluse Black Widow Hobo Spider Jumping Spiders Nursery Web Spiders Sac Spiders Comb-footed Cobweb Orb Weavers Common House Spider Funnel Web Spiders Daddy Long Legs or Cellar Spiders Grass Spiders Ground Spiders Crab Spiders

Yes, funnel web spiders, also called hobo spiders, can be found in Alberta. Some of the other spiders found in Alberta include the grass spider, the cross orbweaver, and the banded garden spider.

Yes. The western black widow is found in Washington as well as the hobo spider.

Any insects in the same geographic area as the hobo spider. As they are hunters, not trappers, the range of dietary possibilities are limited to the immoderate insect population of the spiders territorial rang.The female & mail hobo spider eats insects.

Hobo Spiders live in the Northern United States as well as Canada. They can be found anywhere in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado,and Southern British Columbia. We feel that it is likely that there are Hobos in Northern California. We have also received spider samples from the many parts of Mid-West and North Eastern USA which appear to be Hobo spiders.

Hobo spiders are brown and measure roughly 12 to 18 mm in length. Their legs show no distinct rings and have short hairs. 50% of hobo spider bites are dry meaning no venom was injected and nothing happens. If venom was injected that means you might get headaches, nausea, vomiting, soreness and flu-like symptoms. If not treated quickly, it may need amputation.

Well, a spider usually lives for 2 years, and that also occurs with the Hob Spider.

I believe it is related to the recluse, it's venom acts the same way.

If you go to and type in hobo spider there are many links that you may want to look at. The following link may be of interest to you:

Yes, but they may only do so to nest and lay eggs. They are hunting spiders, meaning they do not rely on spider webs to catch their prey. Instead, they search and destroy insects.

Huntsman spiders are found in the tropical regions of the world. The hobo spider is a spider species.

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