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Posts Tagged: spider

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 (1), spider (4), UC IPM (2)

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 (1), black widow (2), brown (1), California (1), pest note (1), spider (4), UC IPM (2), venomous (1), Vetter (1)

Spooky Spiders?

Mature female western black widow spider.

Halloween is the perfect time to talk about some of the creepy, crawlies that scare people the...

Posted on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 10:41 AM

Brown Widows Get Foothold in Southern California

Figure 2. A mature adult female brown widow spider showing mottling. (R. Vetter)

[From the February 2013 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin newsletter] During the last 10 years, a...

Posted on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 1:31 PM
Tags: black widow (2), brown widow (1), spider (4)
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