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Black House Spider


Black House Spider - Badumna insignis

Size:
Female 15 - 18 mm
Male 8 - 10 mm
Habitat:
Their webs are usually made in the corner of window sills, doors sills, under weatherboards, under gutters etc. Their web is usually distinguished by a tunnel in the centre of the web where the spider usually hides.
Risk to Humans and Pets:
Not usually aggressive. Venom is considered toxic, causing nausea pain and sweating.