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BLACK WIDOW SPIDER

  • Black Widow spiders females are about ½” in body length and about 1 ½” in total length.
  • The adult female is shiny black with a red hourglass on the rounded abdomen.
  • Juvenile females may have red spots or stripes as well as the hourglass.
  • Males are dingy white with brown markings and faded hourglass.
  • Black widow spiders nest in voids or cavities and construct a thick irregular shaped web.
  • Black widow spider bites contain a neurotoxin that shuts down the respiratory system.
  • Black widows get their name from the phenomenon that the female will try to consumer her mate after breeding.
  • She is successful only about 20% of the time.

  • Treat the exterior perimeter of the home.
  • Treat the interior perimeter of areas such as storage units and garage as these are likely nesting locations.
  • Direct ULV fogging in areas where black widows are observed will contact kill adult spiders.
  • Use insect sticky traps in areas conducive to pest activity
  • Exclusion can help prevent them from gaining entry
  • Inspect your property often and look for signs of nesting.

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