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Summer Spider Sightings

Adult flower or crab spider. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

When you see spiders in your garden, you may wonder if they can hurt you or your pets. The good...

Posted on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 9:27 PM
Tags: black widow (3), control (1), crab (1), garden (1), harmless (1), jumping (1), lynx (1), orb (1), pest (3), poisonous (1), spider (7), UC IPM (5), weaver (1), webs (1), wolf (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Easter Egg Hunt Answers

Harlequin bug. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Yesterday we posted an “Easter egg hunt” challenge, and as promised, here are the adult...

Posted on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 3:00 PM
Tags: beneficial (1), bug (1), Easter (1), egg (1), hunt (1), insect (1), pest (3), spider (7), UC IPM (5)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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 (2), Pest Notes (2), spider (7), UC IPM (5), venom (1), Vetter (2)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Creepy is in the Eye of the Beholder

Black widow spider. Jack Kelly Clark

Halloween is a time when many people enjoy having creatures come to their homes in search of...

Posted on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 9:41 AM
Tags: centipede (1), Halloween (1), Jerusalem cricket (1), millipede (1), pest (3), spider (7), UC IPM (5)

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 (2), black widow (3), brown (1), California (1), pest note (1), spider (7), UC IPM (5), venomous (1), Vetter (2)

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