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Brown widow spiders are considerably new to North America. However, they have been so successful that they may be displacing native black widow spiders.
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The ability to work together and capture larger prey has allowed social spiders to stretch the laws of nature and reach enormous colony sizes, University of British Columbia zoologists have found.
Entomologists are debating the origin and rarity of a sprawling spider web that blankets several trees, shrubs and the ground along a 200-yard stretch of trail in a North Texas park.
The Dark Comb-footed Spider (Steatoda grossa), also known as the Cupboard Spider, Brown House Spider, or False Black Widow (several other species are generally known by these names as well), is a species of arachnid found throughout the world, including the coasts of North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. One North American spider ( Steatoda borealis), is a closely related species of Steatoda grossa. There are recent reports of this spider breeding in the United Kingdom as well....
The Black Cobweb Spider (Steatoda capensis), also known as the Brown House Spider and Cupboard Spider, is a species of arachnid commonly found throughout southern Africa. It has been introduced to Australia and New Zealand. In New Zealand it is commonly known as the false katipo. This small spider is mostly shiny black and may have a small bright red, orange, or yellow patch near the tip of the abdomen. There may also be a crescent shaped band near the front of the abdomen. The bite of...
The Red and Silver Dewdrop Spider (Argyrodes flavescens) is a species of arachnid that belongs to the Theridiidae family. It is widespread through Southeast Asia. It can also be found in Sri Lanka. This is a kleptoparasite (lives on the web of other large spiders and feeds on their prey). This is a very small spider growing to less than 0.15 inches long (not including the legs). The legs are black and the shiny abdomen is reddish-brown with white spots. Photo Copyright and Credit
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