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Black House Spiders Sydney

Black House Spiders Sydney
Black House Spiders Sydney

 

 

Black House Spiders Sydney

 

Black House Spiders are from the family of Desidae, Black House Spiders are also known as Badumna Insignis.

 

What is a Black House Spider and what does it look like?

 

Well as you can see the Black House Spider is big and hairy but not all black house spiders are black, big or hairy.

 

The Black House Spider is a common spider that lingers in the corners of the walls in our homes just waiting to give us a fright.

 

The female Black House Spider is much larger than the male Black House Spider with it being 15-18mm and the male being 8-10mm. Black House Spiders have large abdomens with long luscious legs. Colour can vary when it comes to the Black House Spider, dark brown to black in colour, to blackish grey colour this is due to the hairs giving them a grey appearance.

 

Black House Spiders Sydney
Black House Spiders Sydney

 

 

What do Black House Spiders eat and will they bite me?

 

No, Black House Spiders tend to shy away from human contact. Black House Spiders will tend to feed on the liquid from its prey such as flies, moths, butterflies, beetles, ants, bees, mosquitoes.

 

Where do you find Black House Spiders other than them creeping into our homes?

 

Black House Spiders tend to set up house in tree trunks, old bark, cracks and crevices, rocks, and left debris. The female Black House Spider will rarely leave her web which is similar to the Funnel Web Spider. When building their webs, the Black House Spider will us small objects such a twigs, sticks and leaves.

 

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Huntsman Spider Sydney

 

Huntsman Spider Sydney
Huntsman Spider

 

Huntsman Spider Sydney

What is a huntsman spider and what do they look like?

 

Why do they call a Huntsman spider the Huntsman? Does they mean that they will hunt me down in the corner of my room?

 

No, a Huntsman spider is from the Heteropodidae family and is known for the way they hunt their prey such as small invertebrates and other insects. They immobilise their prey with their fangs and will suck the juices out of the prey.

 

So what does a Huntsman Spider look like?

 

There is over 94 species of Huntsman Spiders. Huntsman Spiders have a big flat body with eight hairy legs and eight beaming eyes, they are also known as a crab spider. If you look closely you will see beautiful markings on this spider (yes I know that I am somewhat strange when I talk about how beautiful spiders are).Huntsman can be brown to grey, orange to brown or brown to pink with stripes on the bottom of their abdomen. The male Huntsman spider is much smaller than the female with it being roughly 16cm and the female being roughly 20cm.

 

Where do Huntsman Spiders live?

 

You will find the Huntsman spider across Australia, they do not build webs or have burrows, you are more than likely to see them under bark, logs, tree stumps, rocks and cracks and crevices. At times you will find the Huntsman spider high up on your walls near the ceiling.

 

Are Huntsman spiders aggressive?

 

There is a two part answer to this question as it is a no and a yes. Most Huntsman spiders will quickly run away once you have disturbed them but if a female Huntsman is guarding her eggs she will be more than likely to attack you. While Huntsman spiders are not poisonous they do pack a mighty bite and can cause nausea, swelling and sweating.

 

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What are ground dwelling spiders and webbing spiders?

 

What are ground dwelling spiders and webbing spiders

 

What are ground dwelling spiders and webbing spiders
White tip spider

 

 

To me when it comes to spiders they are all the same, big, ugly and scary.

 

I often get customers asking what is the difference between ground dwelling spiders and webbing spiders? Don’t you treat them the same way? How do you tell the difference between ground dwelling spiders and webbing spiders?

 

Each of Redline Pest Controls technicians will ask you questions about where you are seeing the spiders, a brief description of the spiders and will thoroughly investigate your premises and will advise you if you have webbing spiders or ground dwelling spiders.

 

What spiders would you consider as webbing spiders?

 

 

What spiders would you consider as Ground dwelling spiders?

 

 

What sort of treatment do you use for webbing spiders?

 

What are ground dwelling spiders and webbing spiders
Net Casting Spider Control Sydney

 

With webbing spiders each technician will investigate and identify where webbing spiders are and will spot spray each web and spider they find.

 

What sort of treatment do you use for ground dwelling spiders?

 

What are ground dwelling spiders and webbing spiders
Huntsman Spider

 

With Ground dwelling spiders the technician will investigate and identify where the ground dwelling spiders hide, he will go through your lawn, garden bedding and any cracks and crevices and will provide you with a blanket spray of all these areas.

 

What are ground dwelling spiders and webbing spiders

 

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