Spiders

Dr. Eric Paysen, Technical Services Manager, Syngenta Professional Pest Management

Quick tips for effective spider control

November 22, 2018 By
Whether spinning webs on front porches or making a mad dash across the kitchen floor, spiders are sure to get attention when they make an appearance. These pests dwell in protected crevices when not sitting in their webs or actively... Read more»
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ILLUSTRATION: LEO MICHAEL

Fiction: Crawley and the case of the out-of-control spiders

November 15, 2018 By
Publisher’s Note: This series — “The Adventures of Crawley McPherson, Bug Man” — is a work of fiction. Crawley McPherson and all other characters in this series are products of the author’s imagination or used fictitiously. All names, places, locations... Read more»
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Product Development Manager, AMVAC Environmental Products

Strategize when spraying for spiders

November 15, 2018 By
Applications should be directed at typical locations that spiders inhabit. Read more»
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Tips for responding to calls about spiders

November 6, 2018 By
Here are some things you can do when dealing with customer calls about spiders and potential spider bites. Read more»
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Photo: Susan Ellis, Bugwood.org

Identifying occasional invader infestations

August 17, 2018 By
Tips for identifying an occasional invader infestation. Read more»
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PHOTO: Mark Sheperdigian

Handle overwintering occasional invaders differently

August 16, 2018 By
Overwintering pests are strictly outdoor insects that find their means of survival outside of structures. Read more»
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Phidippus regius, jumping spider. Photo: Florida Division of Plant Industry, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Bugwood.org

Spiders can jump how far?

July 19, 2018 By
Humans can jump pretty far, but spiders can jump even farther to catch their prey. According to ValueWalk, some spider species hunt by jumping on their prey instead of spinning a web. The average spider typically uses spinnerets to create... Read more»
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Brown recluse spider, Dr. Rick Vetter

Rose Pest offers brown recluse reward

July 11, 2018 By
To prove just how rare a brown recluse spider (Loxosceles reclusa) is in Michigan, Rose Pest Solutions is running a contest: Now through Sept. 28, 2018, the Troy, Mich.-based firm is offering a $300 reward, a free inspection and free treatment... Read more»
Illustration: Leo Michael

Caption This: Spider sees fidget spinner sale

November 16, 2017 By
If we pick your entry, you’ll win a $50 VISA gift card. Some restrictions may apply. Read more»
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Photo credit: NY Post

Australian Huntsman found in Michigan toddler’s room

July 13, 2017 By
A Michigan mother had a scary start to the summer when she found one of the worlds largest spiders resting in her son’s room in June. Jillian Duke walked into her son’s room and found what she thought was a ball... Read more»
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