Female Southern House Spider from Guatemala

Subject:  Guatemalan Fellow Geographic location of the bug:  Panajachel, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala Your letter to the bugman:  Greetings Bugman! In 2016 my husband and I took a vacation in the breathtakingly beautiful Central American country of Guatemala. This was during the rainy season, approximately mid May. We stayed at a hotel in the provincial area … Read more

Female Southern House Spider

Subject:  Spider named Aragog Geographic location of the bug:  Southern California Date: 01/07/2018 Time: 01:27 PM EDT I can’t find a thing on this lovely ‘lady’. My son purchased an old Airstream Trailer, drove it home (apx 30 miles) and saw her trying to climb up one of the tires the next morning. We have … Read more

Male Crevice Weaver Spider in Mount Washington

Subject:  Large Spider scurries from under the recycle bin! Location:  Mount Washington, Los Angeles, California December 13, 2016 11:30 AM Alas, we did not have a camera handy when we made this exciting sighting of a reddish colored, male Southern House Spider which is reported from Los Angeles according to BugGuide.  We had to take … Read more

Crevice Weaver Spider

Subject: Spider Location: Las Vegas, NV January 19, 2016 7:42 pm Just want to know what kind of spider is this and other information. It showed up at my work. Signature: J. Bressler Dear J. Bressler, We believe this is a Crevice Weaver Spider in the genus Kukulcania, and a member of the genus found … Read more