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American House Spider

Pest Identification:
Appearance:
¼ inch in length. Dull brown in color with a slightly spotted pattern. Bulbous in shape.
Habits:
Typically found near or in houses in secluded areas, these spiders spin dense webs resulting in cobwebs.
Diet:
American House Spiders eat insects caught in the web made by the female.
Reproduction:
Female spiders produce up to 17 egg sacs in a lifetime. Each egg sac contains 100 to 400 eggs.
Other Information
These spiders will only bite in self-defense. Bites are no more painful than a bee sting and do not require medical attention.