Southern House Spider

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About the Southern House Spider

The male Southern House Spider is a light brown to amber color, the females are black to dark grey and resemble Tarantulas. These spiders measure 13-19mm and prefer to make their webs high up in small gaps or crevices around the exterior of structures or tall vegetation. The Southern House Spider is most active at night, hiding in their lair during daylight hours.