Male Cellar Spider

Subject:  What’s this arachnid? Geographic location of the bug:  Casa Grande, AZ (Sonoran Desert) Date: 06/26/2019 Time: 08:56 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Found this “little” guy in my house he’s about 4 inches in diameter its currently summer here in AZ. He was climbing the wall. Didn’t find a web or eggs. … Read more

Long Bodied Cellar Spider

Subject:  Is that you Big Daddy? Geographic location of the bug:  Ventura, Ca Date: 02/23/2018 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, … Read more

Fungus Infested Cellar Spider

Subject:  Is this spider poisonous Geographic location of the bug:  Milton ny Date: 12/02/2017 Time: 08:25 PM EDT Found in the basement.  Wondering if it is dangerous to people How you want your letter signed:  Mary e Dear Mary, When it was alive, this Cellar Spider was not a threat to humans.  Like most Spiders, … Read more

Spider Infected by Fungus

Subject: More Spider Fungus? Location: Milwaukee, WI September 18, 2016 1:45 pm Took this photo in the crypt area in the basement of the Cavalry Cemetery Chapel in Milwaukee, WI. A living spider is in the picture too as well as something else that is much more prominent. It reminded me of this:, but … Read more

Cellar Spider with Clutch of Eggs from UK

Subject: what are these spiders Location: widnes Cheshire uk September 12, 2015 6:32 pm hello I’m wondering what types of spiders these are I live in the UK, Cheshire, widnes I would be very grateful for your input Signature: jade Dear Jade, One of your images is a Cellar Spider, Pholcus phalangioides, with a clutch … Read more