VENOMOUS SPIDERS IN YOLO COUNTY; TARANTULA, BLACK WIDOW & BROWN RECLUSE
California is home to a variety of wildlife, plants, and insects. When it comes to spiders, Woodland and Davis in Yolo County, California is most familiar with three different species that are more common than others. These species are the tarantula, the black widow, and the brown recluse. Yolo County California provides an excellent living environment for these spiders to thrive and multiply in, making them a common pest to come across. These are species of spiders that should be taken seriously as they can pose a threat to your health and their bites can be quite painful.
Is a Hairy Tarantula Spider’s Bite Really Venomous?
Tarantulas are known for being probably the hairiest spider that is in existence and can grow to extremely large size in comparison to other species of spiders. There are over 900 different species of tarantula in the world today and many experts believe there are species of tarantula that have yet to be identified. All tarantulas are venomous, however, there has yet to be a fatality reported due to a tarantula bite. People that have had the unfortunate experience of being bitten by a tarantula have expressed that it is more painful than that of a wasp sting.
Black Widow Spider Bite Facts
The black widow has become a familiar spider not only in Yolo County, California but throughout the United States. The black widow spider is highly recognizable due to the red hour glass shape that is found on its abdomen. Black widow females rip the head of males after they have mated with them. The female is venomous while the male is not. The male does not live very long to pose much of a threat anyway. Black widow spiders are excellent at hiding in areas that are rarely frequented. Bites often occur when someone is reaching into an area that they cannot see, like a poorly lit shelf, into a box or other secluded areas.
Brown Recluse Spider Bite Stages
The brown recluse spider also has a very recognizable mark on its body; many have said the marking on a brown recluse resembles that of a brown violin or viola. The brown recluse spider is venomous and its bite has been known to be fatal. Yolo County, California provides many areas for these spiders to thrive and multiply, making the chances of one crawling into your home quite possible. If you are experiencing the presence of these spiders or any other pest inside or around your home, contact Woodland Davis Termite and Pest Control Inc. today.