In San Diego County, spiders can be a nuisance and an undesirable pest, particularly the Black Widow and the more recent invasion of the Brown Widow varieties.


Black Widow Spiders in San Diego County and Riverside County

The adult female black widow has shiny round abdomen, and although difficult to spot, has a characteristic red hourglass figure on the underside of the abdomen.


Brown Widow spiders in San Diego County and Riverside County

The Brown Widow Spider, more recently introduced to the county, continues to expand its local population. They are tan/brown in color, and also have the characteristic hourglass coloration on its underside, although with the Brown Widows it is more of an orange color than red.

What you can do to help prevent spider populations in your yard and home

R&D Pest Services has provided guaranteed-effective spider control programs since 1988. We can answer any questions that you have if you contact us about your spider pest control needs. Each program is customized to your individual unique landscape and adjusted for the yards, fields, or open space that surrounds your yard. Furthermore, every R&D technician is licensed as an agricultural applicator, which allows them to use the most effective products available.

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