Funnel Web Spider Pest Control Sydney

Pest Control : Sydney funnel web spiderThe Sydney Funnel-web spider is probably the most notorious and dangerous of all spiders with a fearsome reputation.The Sydney Funnel-webs spider shows aggressive behavior, lifting its body back and showing off their impressive fangs.The male funnel-web spider on rainy hot night have a habit of wandering into backyards and falling into swimming pools.Funnel-web spiders are reported sometimes to enter homes looking for a mate they tened to become trapped and unable to find there way out.






The Sydney Funnel-web Spider is shiny, dark brown to black spiders with large fangs and finger-like spinnerets at the end of their abdomen. Males have a large mating spur projecting from the middle of their second pair of legs and  are about 1.5-3.5 cm body length. A number of other spiders are often mistaken as funnel-webs, including mouse spiders, trapdoor spiders and even Black House Spiders


The Sydney funnel web spider is found South of the Hunter River to the Illawarra region, west to the Blue Mountains, and along the coast line of New South Wales.


The female Funnel Web spider are said to live up to 20 years and spends most of its life in the burrow only poping out to grab passing prey like insects ,lizards etc. The Juvenile male funnel web spider stays in the burrow untill he is muture which about when his 2 to 3 years old this when they venture out looking for a mate.


The Funnel-web spider makes burrow's in sheltered sites under logs and rocks where they can find a cool, moist and humid climate There nest are often found around trees, sub floor of homes and rocky areas and bush areas.Funnel-webs tend to rush out of their burrow when potential prey, such as beetles, cockroaches, small lizards or snails, walk across fine web lines that the spider has placed outside of its burrow. They then go back to their burrow to eat their meal.


The Funnel-web Spiders are also known to have one of the most toxic venoms (to humans) of any spider. Funnel-web spider bites are dangerous and first aid should be given immediately the victim should be taken to hospital and given antivenom if necessary.

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