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House Spider

Parasteatoda tepidariorum

Description:

Small spider that varies in color, and likes to live where we live. Spins a small web on the ground. Can go months without food waiting for a bug meal.

Habitat:

In homes mainly dark places,sheds,garages,behind things outside. Anywhere bugs get in for them to eat.

Notes:

Not dangerous.

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1 Comment

keithp2012
keithp2012 6 years ago

House Spider

West Babylon, New York, USA

Lat: 40.70, Long: -73.35

Spotted on Jun 18, 2010
Submitted on Sep 7, 2010

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