Wolf Spider

wold spider in phoenix

Phoenix Wolf Spider Physical Characteristics

  • Covered in hair, grayish to brown in color with a variety of patterns
  • Females grow up to 1 3/8”  Males measure in at 3/4” long
  • Three rows of eyes for a total of 8 eyes


  • Seek warmth indoors as season changes to fall and weather becomes cooler
  • Nocturnal hunter
  • Do not spin webs

Food Sources

  • Small reptiles and insects

Life Cycle

  • Male wolf spiders live less than a year
  • Female wolf spiders can live up to several years

Related Information and Warnings

  • Venomous but their venom is not lethal. Symptoms include slight rash and muscle pain.

If you notice a Wold Spider or have feel as though you have an infestation in your Phoenix property please feel free to call Bug Guardian at (480)345-2847.