I just removed an adult false widow spider from my house (in UK, lived in house for years, first one seen). Are there likely to be more?
- MARKLv 72 years ago
Read the information at the attached link from the British Arachnological Society. It may put your mind at rest. The second link is from the same organisation and is a PDF document about one of the three species of false black widow spiders.
- daniel gLv 72 years ago
It is possible there are more, I just let them stay, they are good pet insect control.
You do realize they are quite harmless. Out of the way, just leave them undisturbed.
(You should read some of the comments)
I have genuine black widows, I even let them stay around if they are out of the way.
This is Wanda, a female western black widow that lived in my bathroom all summer, ate her share of crickets:Source(s): Been around spiders 50 years.
- Jake No ChatLv 72 years ago
Yes, there is likely more. When you see one, there are most likely others.
- L.N.Lv 72 years ago
Probably, but they are nothing to be very concerned out anyhow. They just want to be left alone and eat your bugs.
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- 2 years ago
There could be more. Spiders usually like to invade peoples homes when is warm or cold. But due to it being the first time you have seen there it might be less likely for there to be more.