PHOLCIDAE - DADDY LONGLEGS

FACT FILE - 008

Family

Pholcidae

Species

Pholcus phalangioides
(Fuesslin, 1775)

Body Length

Female: 8mm
Male: 7.5mm

Habitat

Found on tangled webs around corners of rooms, in sheds and caves.

Toxicity

Too small to be harmful to humans. The story that this is the world's deadliest spider is only a myth.

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