Spider or arthropod facts
There are more than 35,000 species of spiders not all are poisonous to humans, some spider bites can cause localised swelling or irritation and on rare occasion’s death.
Spiders are carnivores and feed on insects, small animals and other spiders.
Most spiders are nocturnal as the day sets they will leave the protection of shelters and burrows in search of food, web-spinning spiders begin building webs to catch prey and as day breaks they then return to shelter.
Do you have spiders?
Generally webbing is the only indicator to the homeowner that there may be spiders about. Unfortunately sometimes discovering spider’s webs is the result of walking into them; if you’re really unlucky the spider may be at work in the web.
- sick of cleaning webs from cornices and walls?
- concerned that spiders may be in your home putting your family at risk?
- too scared to walk around the outside of your home at night?
What to do
Spiders can breed rapidly. A quick response is essential to prevent spiders putting the occupants of your home or workplace at risk.
Correct identification of the spiders at your premises is an important part of implementing an effective eradication and control program for the removal of this pest.
PEST'A LA VISTA are Brisbane experts in spider control. By using PEST'A LA VISTA, you can be rest assured that all of our pest control and treatment methods are safe and most of all effective.
Spider species in and around the South East corner of Queensland
- Redback Spider (Latrodectus Hasselti)
- White-Tailed Spider (Lampona Cylindrata & Lampona Murina)
- Huntsman (Sparassidae)
- Black House Spider (Badumna Insignis)
- Wolf Spider (Hogna Lenta)
- Many garden spiders