Spiders


spiderFamily: Theridiidae
Order: Araneae

Spiders are found commonly throughout North America. There are about 12 commonly found species in homes. Spiders have two body regions, connected by a restricted waist. The daddy-long-legs, also known as the harvestman, is not a spider, as commonly believed. The major differences are, its is abdomen is segmented, it does not produce silk, and it has stink glands. Our guarantee is extended to most home owners, please contact for further details.

Identification

Spiders are commonly found throughout North America. About twelve different species are commonly found in homes. Spiders have two body regions, connected by a restricted waist. The fused head thorax has two jaws, two palps, eight legs and eight or fewer eyes. The abdomen is unsegmented and hold the spinneret. The daddy-long-legs is not a spider.

Habitat

Spiders tend to generally live outdoors. However, they are often brought indoors on firewood, laundry, and flowers.