brown recluse spider pest control

Brown Recluse Spider

  • Latin Name: Loxosceles reclusa
  • Length: 6–20 mm
  • Color: brown or sometimes deep yellow with a black line that looks like a violin

How to get rid of spiders?

To get a pest problem under control, inspection is the first and foremost step.

The Brown Recluse Spider build irregular webs that frequently include a shelter consisting of disorderly threads. These spiders frequently build their webs in woodpiles and sheds, closets, garages, plenum, cellars, and other places that are dry and generally undisturbed. They seem to favor cardboard when dwelling in human residences, possibly because it mimics the rotting tree bark which they inhabit naturally.

They also tend to be found in shoes, inside dressers, in bed sheets of infrequently used beds, in stacks of clothes, behind baseboards, behind pictures, and near furnaces. The common source of human-recluse contact is during the cleaning of these spaces when their isolated spaces are suddenly disturbed and the spider feels threatened. Unlike most web weavers, they leave these webs at night to hunt. Males will move around more when hunting with the female spiders tending to remain nearer to their webs.

Spider Pest Control

Spiders are arachnids, not insects. Our A-Best trained personnel can help you identify and eliminate these unwanted pests.

As indicated by its name, this spider is not aggressive and usually bites only when pressed against the skin, such as when tangled up within clothes, bath towels, or in bedding. Most bites are minor with no necrosis. However, a small number of bites produce severe dermonecrotic lesions, and, sometimes, severe systemic symptoms. These symptoms can include organ damage, and occasionally even death; most fatalities are in children under 7 or those with a weaker than the normal immune system.


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