California’s Venomous Spiders


Let’s uncover the truth behind California’s most feared poisonous spiders!


Did you know California is home to some of the most venomous spiders in North America? 

The Black Widow

Most well-known venomous spider. These spiders are typically found in dark, sheltered garages, woodpiles, and cluttered storage areas

The Black Widow

Easily identified by the characteristic red hourglass shape on the underside of their abdomens

The Brown Recluse

Typically brown and have a characteristic violin-shaped marking on their backs

The Brown Recluse

Notorious for their potent venom, which can cause tissue damage and necrosis and even lead to skin ulcers

The Wolf Spider

Not as venomous as black widows or brown recluse spiders, they still pack quite a punch

The Wolf Spider These spiders are somewhat giant than their venomous counterparts and typically hunt for prey on the ground


What To Do if You Find a Spider In Your Home

You can use a cup and paper to trap the spider and release it outside gently

What To Do if You Find a Spider In Your Home

You can also use a vacuum cleaner to remove the spider but empty the vacuum outside your home.

If you have a lot of spiders in your home, it may be a sign of an insect infestation, so it’s best to call a professional pest control company to take care of the problem

What To Do if You Find a Spider In Your Home


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