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Brown Recluse

Brown recluse spider. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)

No we aren't here to tell you we found one. Because brown recluse spiders do not live in California. Don't believe this last statement? Then please read the recently updated publication Pest Notes: Brown Recluse and Other Recluse Spiders by UC Riverside...

Brown recluse spider. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)
Brown recluse spider. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)

Brown recluse spider. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)

Range of the brown recluse spider in the United States. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)
Range of the brown recluse spider in the United States. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)

Range of the brown recluse spider in the United States. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)

Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 11:22 PM
Tags: brown (2), brown recluse (1), recluse (1), spider (21), UC IPM (210), Vetter (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Spider Bites

The black widow spider is the most harmful spider in California. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Unlike mosquitoes, spiders do not seek people in order to bite them. Generally, a spider doesn't try to bite a person unless it has been squeezed, lain on, or similarly provoked to defend itself. Moreover, the jaws of most spiders are so small that the...

Posted on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 8:50 AM
Tags: bite (8), Pest Notes (55), spider (21), UC IPM (210), venom (2), Vetter (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Widow Spiders Information Updated

Underside of adult black widow spider. [J.K.Clark]

The black widow spider is known and feared by many people due to its venomous bite. However, in the past decade in California, a change in widow spider populations has occurred. A newer invasive spider called the brown widow may be displacing black widow...

Posted on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 10:17 AM
Tags: bite (8), black widow (3), brown (2), California (27), pest note (3), spider (21), UC IPM (210), venomous (1), Vetter (3)
 
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