Subject: Is that you Big Daddy?
Geographic location of the bug: Ventura, Ca
Time: 08:39 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Dear Bugman,
This long legged creature has been spotted in several locations in my home over the past few weeks. It is fairly sefentary, and often spotted while striking a pose, but rarely in action.
How you want your letter signed: Melanie on the Irish Chain
Dear Melanie on the Irish Chain,
The Long Bodied Cellar Spider, Pholcus phalangioides, is also commonly called a Daddy Long Legs or Cobweb Spider. According to BugGuide: “Generally found in and around man-made structures, or in other types of disturbed habitats” and that includes houses and apartments. Long Bodied Cellar Spiders are considered harmless to humans.