house spider


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house spider

n
(Animals) any largish dark spider of the genus Tegenaria that is common in houses, such as the cardinal spider
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Fortunately they do not usually enter our houses, like the much larger house spider, so that's something for which we should be grateful.
Them" usually being two spiders that reach maturity in the early fall: The Giant House Spider that can have a leg span of 4 inches.
Sam trapped the spider - a large but harmless common house spider - with a glass and a pub menu.
Hanging from the new paintwork was the biggest house spider I have ever seen, with a spread of legs some four inches across and a body the size of an old shilling piece.
The scientists also use molecular biology tools to compare the genomes of spiders that have extremely noxious venoms, including the black widow and the brown recluse, to those of spiders with non-poisonous venoms, such as the house spider.
Second, unlike the research reported by Nicholson and Barnes-Holmes, which employed a live tarantula, Experiment 1 employed a spider moult whereas Experiment 2 employed a live Irish house spider.
I'm inviting both cats, plus the house spider who lives under the beer fridge.
I didn't have a clue what spider it was but I knew it didn't look like the normal house spider you get - it was horrible.
It's a common house spider (Tegenaria gigantea), a gentle giant that can grow up to 12 centimetres long.
Commonly known as the house spider, it can grow quite large, the leg span is up to several centimetres and the body can grow to the size of the fingernail.