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We create a barrier in the yard by spraying your Colorbond fence, clothes line, out-house, retaining walls, garden sheds, letters box and garbage bins.
Please Do not remove spider webs before the treatment as this helps us treating your spider problem. Leave all spider webs for approximately two weeks following a treatment as this will allow the treatment to work with maximum effect.
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The males red markings are often less noticeable and overall can look very different to the female. The body is light brown with white markings on the upper side of the abdomen and a pale hour-glass marking on the underside.
Redbacks are mainly nocturnal and rarely leave their web and usually only bite if they have been disturbed or are threatened.
Their webs can be found in dry, dark, sheltered sites, in and around rocks, in logs, stored fire wood, garden sheds, children’s play equipment or the old out house. Whilst bites can be very painful, nobody has died from the poison of a redback since the development of anti-venom.
If bitten, apply an ice pack to the affected area and seek medical assistance immediately or call 000.
The female redback mature after approximately 4 months and live for 2-3 years while males mature in 90 days and live for 6-7 months.
The Huntsman comes in a variety of colours and patterns but are mostly brown, black and grey there is over 100 species of huntsman spiders in Australia.
They are large in size, hairy and have flattened bodies and are found throughout Australia, preferring to live outside under the bark on trees, under large rocks, logs, capping of Colorbond fencing and garden sheds. As they prefer to live outside they will venture into our homes to find shelter from the elements. You will find the Huntsman in residential and commercial spaces.
If bitten, some of the side effects are localised swelling, redness, nausea, headaches and vomiting. Treat by placing an ice pack on affected area seek medical attention.
They are not web builders but tend to wander and are often seen inside houses, especially on summer evenings, wandering at night in search of prey or for a female to mate with.
White tip spiders tend to be quite timid, although the male will bite if threatened or startled. They are not considered aggressive and their bites are not dangerous. Once bitten Pain and swelling may occur, seek medical attention immediately as the bite can also cause tissue necrosis and ulcers. Take photo of the spider for a positive identification if safe to do so.
Brooks Reach and Horsley are areas where there seems to be a large number of white tip spiders in those areas.
They are also known as lawn or garden wolf spiders by many, this is where often seen. Most wolf spiders are wanderers but some build burrows, either with or without a trapdoor entrance.
They are not dangerous to humans, although they can give a painful bite which has been known to cause blistering skin lesions and infection, if you have been bitten seek medical attention immediately.
Immediately after the spiderlings emerge from their protective silken case, they clamber up their mother’s legs and crowd onto her abdomen.