Common House Spiders

I.D. this blogger’s 8-legged invader …

May 26, 2016 By
Perhaps one of our readers can confirm something for me. Though I write for pest professionals, I am not one. Nor am I an entomologist. I AM, however, a spider bite victim. How do you know it’s a spider bite,... Read more»
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Terminix combats battle of the ballooning spiders

April 28, 2016 By
Last November, a grass spider (Agelenopsis spp.) infestation in a small neighborhood in North Memphis made national news. As well it should: Across the street from the cluster of houses is an open field that thousands of the spiders called... Read more»

From the Field Editorial: U.K. Pest Control Short Course, Day 2 — The Spider Man Warns PMPs Not to Get Caught in a Web of Deceit

October 5, 2006 By
By: Marty Whitford Rich Vetter, aka The Spider Man, warns pest management professionals (PMPs) and their customers not to get caught up in a web of deceit when it comes to identifying (IDing) brown recluse spiders and their bites. Vetter of... Read more»
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