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Pest Identification:


These spiders sport distinctive black and yellow markings. Females range in length from ¾ to 1 inch. Other Information: These spiders only bite out of self-defense. Will not attack humans or large animals.


Female spiders spend the majority of their life in one location. They spin large circular webs with dense zigzags of silk through the center.


Insects as well as small vertebrates that become ensnared in the web.


Females breed twice a year. Male spiders die after breeding. The egg sac can range from ⅝ to 1 inch in diameter and hold up to 1,000 eggs.

Other Information:

These spiders only bite out of self-defense. Will not attack humans or large animals.

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