Brown recluse spiders are
one of the two venomous spiders in North America, the other being the Black Widow that can inflict a dangerous bite.
Inside locations for brown recluse spiders:
The brown recluse spider will only bite when disturbed in their secluded spot.
Use a good residual sprays such as :
D-Fense SC*Top recommendation
(Broader label and longer lasting-may be used and will dry invisibly.
You may use three residual sprays : D-Fense SC , Cyper WP or Demon WP inside or outside.
Use a good residual dusts such as :
D-Fense Dust may be used in your crawl space, it is moisture proof.
The Dustin Mizer makes dusting an attic easier, giving an even dust dispersions.
On the inside , using an aerosol with pyrethrin like the one listed below should be used to give a contact kill to visible spiders.
Where To Find Brown Recluse Spiders:They may be found in cluttered basements or closets.
Brown recluse spiders are found in dark recesses, inhabiting stored clothing,old shoes, toys, books, boxes, furniture, stored linens and undisturbed towels, sheds,ect.
They can take shelter under furniture, appliances and carpets, behind baseboards and door facings, or in corners and crevices.
Outside locations for brown recluse spiders:
How to Identify Brown Recluse Spiders:
Brown recluse spider adults are soft-bodies, yellowish-tan to dark brown.
The adult body varies from 1/3-to 1/2 inch in length. With the legs it can be an overall size of 1 inch diameter or greater.
The brown recluse spider has a distinctive darker brown violin-shaped mark, with the neck of the violin pointing towards the abdomen
Brown Recluse Spider Bites:
People commonly get brown recluse spider bites in areas that the spiders had been hidiing in shoes, stored towels, the old work shirt in the shed, etc.
The initial pain with the brown recluse spider bites is not intense, unless there is a severe reaction.
An open wound from the brown recluse spider bite may range form the size of an adult's thumbnail to the span of a hand. The sore heals very slowly (6-8 weeks) and often leaves a large, disfiguring scar.
If bitten, collect the spider if possible for identification get medical attention immediately.
Brown Recluse Spider Habits:
The webs brown recluse spiders spin are off-white to gray, irregular strands.
The brown recluse spider is nocturnal and it's diet consists of other insects such as cockroaches and small insects.
The female lays eggs in off-white silken cases, from May through August. Females can lay 300 eggs in her lifetime.
Spiderlings emerge in 24-36 days leaving the egg case with slow development( 10-12 months), and are influenced by weather conditions and food availability.
They reach maturity in 10-12 months. These spiders can survive as long as two years without available food or water.
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