AGELENIDAE - EUROPEAN HOUSE SPIDER

FACT FILE - 093

Family

Agelenidae

Species

Tegenaria domestica
(Clerck, 1757)

Body Length

Female: 7-11mm
Male: 6-9mm

Habitat

These spiders generally build a flat sheet-like web with a funnel shaped retreat at one end.

Toxicity

It rarely bites and its venom is non-toxic to humans.

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Photo: ┬ęDr. Jarmo Holopainen