Insect & Spider Control
Want to know what caused this? Read on…
If asked what spider in this area is the most dangerous, most people, will say the “Black Widow”. But though the female can be quite aggressive when guarding her egg sack, it’s actually the Hobo Spider that causes the most injuries to humans and pets around here.
This is primarily due to the much larger numbers of Hobos than Black Widows. And though Hobos don’t aggressively go after mammals to munch on, they will bite if confined – like inside a pant leg, shirt sleeve, shoe, or glove.
If you want to see the results of these bites – though I can’t imagine why anyone would – you can just Google “Hobo Spider bites”. And here’s a link to a story from Q6 news: http://www.khq.com/story/19668487/oh-no-its-hobo-spider-season