IS YOUR SPIDER-SENSE   Fighting                       Common                       Florida Spider      TINGLING?        In...
HOW MANY KINDS OF SPIDERS?               Worldwide, there are               nearly 34,000 dif ferent               species...
ARE THEY POISONOUS?Florida is home to bothpoisonous and non-poisonoustypes of spiders, and it’stough to tell the differenc...
SPIDERS 101 Spiders are par t of the class  Arachinda. They have 4 pair s of legs, eight  eyes, no wings or antennae and...
A STICKY MESSThe spider web is perhaps the most visible reminder of thesecreatures. They’re made from both sticky and silk...
IS THIS SPIDER BITE DANGEROUS?Even if you have a spider bite , it’s notsafe to assume that it’s dangerous. Thevast majorit...
SPIDER MY THS YOU SHOULD IGNORE       Misinformation about spider s is ever ywhere. Here       are the most common. Rememb...
COMMON FLORIDA SPIDERS Jumping Spider s: These spider s are small, of ten less than 15mm in  length. They have three rows...
COMMON FLORIDA SPIDERS Spiny Orb-Weaver: These are some of the most color ful spiders  around. The abdomen is of ten whit...
KEEPING SPIDERS AT BAYIf you’re concerned about having spiders in your home , one ofthe first steps you may want to take i...
PEST CONTROL EXPERTSSlug- A -Bug is the largest independently owned pest control company in Brevard County, we of fer cutt...
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http://www.slugabug.com/– There are nearly 34,000 different species of spiders around the world and Florida is home to many different kinds of spiders Florida is home to both poisonous & non-poisonous types of spiders however it is very tough to tell the difference between the two just by looking at them.

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Is your spider sense tingling - fighting common florida spider infestations

  1. 1. IS YOUR SPIDER-SENSE Fighting Common Florida Spider TINGLING? Infestations
  2. 2. HOW MANY KINDS OF SPIDERS? Worldwide, there are nearly 34,000 dif ferent species of spiders. Florida plays host to several of them, and if you find several, or even one, inside your home, you’re not likely to be too excited.
  3. 3. ARE THEY POISONOUS?Florida is home to bothpoisonous and non-poisonoustypes of spiders, and it’stough to tell the differencebetween the two just bylooking at them.There are two main types ofvenomous spiders in Florida –the brown and black widowspiders and the reclusespiders.They are often found in orunder objects, and they like tohide from people .
  4. 4. SPIDERS 101 Spiders are par t of the class Arachinda. They have 4 pair s of legs, eight eyes, no wings or antennae and two main body regions. The head, thorax, and abdomen are attached to each other. Their mouthpar ts are called Chelicerae, and they’re used for both feeding and defense, as this is where their fangs and poison glands are.
  5. 5. A STICKY MESSThe spider web is perhaps the most visible reminder of thesecreatures. They’re made from both sticky and silken thread. It’s botha place for spider s to live & eat. Almost all spider s have a spinneretgland to create these amazing creations.Scientists have identified seven dif ferent types of glands, but mostspiders just have a few. These webs are a great way to catch prey, asthey mean the spider doesn’t have to work quite as hard as someother creatures do.
  6. 6. IS THIS SPIDER BITE DANGEROUS?Even if you have a spider bite , it’s notsafe to assume that it’s dangerous. Thevast majority of spider bites simplyaren’t dangerous.However, if you have been bitten by ablack widow spider, you’ll have pain ora stif fening of the af fected muscleswithin just a few hour s. You may alsohave a fever, chills & nausea orvomiting.A brown recluse bite has stinging rightaway & within 8 hour s , you may haveintense pain. Then a blister filled withfluid will form at the site. It will thenfall of f and leave an ulcer in its place .If you have either bite, you should seekmedical attention immediately.
  7. 7. SPIDER MY THS YOU SHOULD IGNORE Misinformation about spider s is ever ywhere. Here are the most common. Remember, all of these statements are false.  Spider s come into your house to get out of the cold in the fall and winter – The truth is that house spider s and the spider s you see in your garden are two completely species. House spider s live inside. They’re not adapted to outdoor conditi ons.  Any spider in my house is a danger to my children – For the most par t, spider s are going to prey on the insects in your home. They don’t have a reason to bite your kids. In the event that they do have to bite to protect themselves, the chances that the spider has venom are quite rare.  Those large, hair y spider s I find in my house are clearly dangerous – It can be dif ficult to identify spider s, and big spider s aren’t always dangerous. In fact, large hair y spider s found inside are typically par t of the European House Spider group.
  8. 8. COMMON FLORIDA SPIDERS Jumping Spider s: These spider s are small, of ten less than 15mm in length. They have three rows of eyes. Unlike many other spiders, they don’t build webs. Instead, they hunt their prey during the day. Some have ver y bright color s. They are of ten found on buildings. Crab Spiders: These, too, are tiny spider s, of ten just 5 to 10 mm in length. They don’t spin webs either. Instead, they live on flower s and foliage, waiting to capture their prey. Golden Silk Spider: These are orb weaving spider s, of ten up to 40 mm long. They catch insects in webs, and they are of ten found in forests and along walking trails.
  9. 9. COMMON FLORIDA SPIDERS Spiny Orb-Weaver: These are some of the most color ful spiders around. The abdomen is of ten white with black spots, and they have red spines along the edges. Females are up to 10mm long. Their webs have tuf ts of silk inside them. Black and Yellow Argiope: These are some of the biggest spiders you may see. They can be found at the edge of the woodlands. They can be as long as 25 mm long, and they have yellow and black markings. They of ten hang in a head down position. Wolf Spiders: These are typically 25 mm long. They don’t spin webs. Instead, they hide under debris. A hunting spider, they have ver y good eyesight and can be sensitive to vibrations in the ground.
  10. 10. KEEPING SPIDERS AT BAYIf you’re concerned about having spiders in your home , one ofthe first steps you may want to take is to declutter. Control theexcess moisture in your home, too. You may also want to keeptrees and shrubs away from the foundation so sunlight canpenetrate it.
  11. 11. PEST CONTROL EXPERTSSlug- A -Bug is the largest independently owned pest control company in Brevard County, we of fer cutting edge solutions to help you deal with spider problems. Contact us for more information.

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