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Spiders!

Adult yellow sac spider (Credit: R Vetter)

October is a perfect time to talk about spiders! People decorate for Halloween with scary images of...

Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 3:41 PM
Tags: beneficial (16), bite (18), garden (43), home (10), IPM (63), landscape (51), natural enemies (16), pest management (77), Pest Notes (98), spider (11), spiders (6), UC IPM (287), Vetter (5)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Brown Recluse Spiders? Not in California!

Adult brown recluse spider, <i>Loxosceles reclusa</i>. (Credit: R Vetter)

If you were to ask an audience of more than a few people if they or anyone they know has ever seen...

Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 1:20 PM
Tags: bite (18), brown recluse (2), california (31), pest management (77), spider (11), UC IPM (287), Vetter (5)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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...

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 (2), recluse (1), spider (11), UC IPM (287), Vetter (5)
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...

Posted on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 8:50 AM
Tags: bite (18), Pest Notes (98), spider (11), UC IPM (287), venom (2), Vetter (5)
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...

Posted on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 10:17 AM
Tags: bite (18), black widow (3), brown (2), California (31), pest note (3), spider (11), UC IPM (287), venomous (1), Vetter (5)

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