The Hobo spider, also called aggressive house spider is known, can bite without provocation. Once native to Europe, the hobo spider was accidentally introduced into North America in boats and now exists in parts of Montana and surrounding states in the Pacific Northwest. A Hobo spider finds its way into domestic homes through cracks, doors and windows. While some types of house spider bite, cause that can not result in serious injury, the hobo spider can cause serious skin infections.
Hobo spider bites are often mistaken for brown recluse bites. Brown recluse spiders are not found in the state of Montana. The confusion stems from the bite marks that are similar to those caused by the brown recluse. Hobo spider bites cause that can lead to ulcers of at least 1 inch in diameter. As brown recluse bites, these wounds can take many months to heal because of the tissue damage.
Hobo spider bites occur when the spider scared. Bites usually produce no initial pain. Within a day, the bite will start to blister and ooze. Hobo bites are very rare lead in surgical repair of the wound. Symptoms that bites with hobo can be assigned are headache and nausea. Headaches can up to a week and can not be relieved with over-the-counter pain relievers. Aching joints and visual disturbances may also occur. If the symptoms after a spider bite are seek experienced doctor to keep the wound from becoming infected.
Hobo spiders can grow to more than 1 inch in length and are brown in color. These types of spiders is missing hair on the legs and often disorganized pattern will have on her stomach. They are pretty fast runners and often an attacker will pursue if they feel threatened. Hobo spiders develop funnel webs, which often result in cracks or crevices in your home. You can also inhabit bushes. Since these spiders can not climb well, they prefer to build their webs on the ground. They can be found in basements, closets and under furniture.
While deaths are not caused by hobo spider bites, caution should be exercised when these spiders are found near or in your home. Sealing cracks around your windows and doors can prevent the hobo spider from the residence. Sticky traps can be placed along crevasses in your home kill the spiders. Check your firewood and kill the spiders and their eggs, if you can tell they reduce the likelihood of the spiders entering your home.