Spider & Scorpion Exterminator

BLACK WIDOW SPIDERBLACK WIDOW SPIDER

Appearance:

  • Female is 1/2 inch long; shiny black, with hourglass-shaped red mark on underside of abdomen.

Habits:

  • Can be found almost anywhere, indoors or out; prefer to build their nests close to the ground.

Diet:

  • Insects trapped in web made by female.

Reproduction:

  • Contrary to popular belief, female is usually unsuccessful in any attempt to eat male after mating; 300 to 400 eggs are laid in silken cocoon, hatch in about ten days.

Other Information:

  • Black widows are not aggressive, and will not bite unless provoked; bites are poisonous, but rarely fatal; if bitten, seek medical attention.

BROWN RECLUSE SPIDER:

Appearance:

  • Yellowish to brown, with a dark brown violin-shaped dorsal marking; 5/8 to 1/2 inch long.

Habits:

  • Can be found outside under rocks, leaves, debris, bark, woodpiles, utility boxes; found inside in storage areas such as closets, attics, bedrooms; usually found close to the ground.

Diet:

  • Cockroaches, crickets and other soft-bodied insects.

Reproduction:

  • Mating occurs from Feb. to Oct.; 40 to 50 eggs are deposited in off-white, round silken cases; lifetime averages from one to two years.

Other Information:

  • Bites when disturbed; bites can cause a disfiguring scar.
Jitterbug Pest Control

CALL TODAY

(210) 653-9700

>