Grey House Spider. Photographed in garage under highset house.
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GREY HOUSE SPIDER FACTS
The Grey House Spider is a small silver and grey spider, with banded legs. The abdomen in triangular in side view. Builds tangled web similar to Redback.
female 7mm, male 3mm
Often found under bridges, under houses, in old garages and sheds.
Insects that are trapped in the web are rolled with the hind legs and wrapped in silk.
The pink egg-sacs are suspended in the web. The egg sacs have horn-like projections
Does not have venom glands. Not aggressive. Bite may cause some local pain.
|Common Name:||Grey House Spider|