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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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House spiders usually look for shelter from September through to November, but it appears they are now arriving slightly earlier because of the weather.
Especially designed wooden boxes (4/4 feet) were used to house spiders. Spiders were allowed to build webs in these boxes.
| House spiders are able to run up walls because their feet are covered in tiny hairs that grip the surface.
Prof Hart helped to compile a report relating to the issue after researching the occurrence of house spiders in the UK.
House spiders usually seek shelter from September through to November - but sightings of giant creepy-crawlies indoors are already being reported up and down the country.
"It's considered one of the most poisonous house spiders in the United States."
"Most of the time house spiders live in the cracks between wall spaces, cellars, and so on, and you don't see them.
The Australian spider fauna has been divided into 15 different common name groups--Orb-weavers, Swift spiders, Net-casting spiders, House spiders, Slender sac spiders, Ground spiders, White Tails, Prowlers, Jumpers, Redback spiders and relatives, Crab spiders, Mouse spiders, Australian Funnelwebs, Spiny Trapdoors and finally Australian Tarantulas.
He added: "Giant house spiders are the Golden Retrievers of the spider world, because they are much less shy than their relatives."
FIRST there was the warning about giant house spiders and now billions of daddy longlegs are set to hatch out this autumn in a "boom of food" for wildlife.
"While they do feed on house spiders, both types of spiders are essential for keeping down pests in the home."