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Black Widow Spider

My experience with the Black Widow has been – if you give her space she will run and hide from you.

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Yellow Garden Spider

The thing that really makes this spider interesting is the zig zag pattern it makes in its web (please see picture).

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Posted in Bugs Cool Bugs

Orb Weaver Spider

There are many variations of the orb weaver spider and their physical appearances may vary but they all construct that telltale familiar Orb web.

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Desert Blonde Tarantula

The Desert Blonde Tarantula is probably one of the most misunderstood spiders out there. They get a bad rap just because of their sheer size.

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Love is in the Air……..for Tarantulas

Well, the tarantula mating season is in full swing in the Verde Valley. Just yesterday¬†I came across three in Sedona and Cottonwood. This time of…

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Seeing A Lot of Black Widow Spiders

Some of the areas we find black widow spiders are water boxes, crawlspaces, hose bibs, patio furniture, BBQ grills, garage doors openings and kid’s toys.

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Spiders in the Common Pests Section

We’re working on the Common Arizona Pests reference section of our web site. This section tells you more about the types of pests you might…

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