Do rain spiders have stripes?

Are there different types of rain spiders?

Palystes is a genus of huntsman spiders, commonly called rain spiders or lizard-eating spiders, occurring in Africa, India, Australia, and the Pacific. The most common and widespread species is P. superciliosus, found in South Africa, home to 12 species in the genus.

What attracts rain spiders in the house?

They are attracted to warm, dark and small spaces like wall cracks, corners, air vents and in the eaves of your home. They are also most likely to enter your house in the autumn in search of a warm place to spend the winter.

Why do rain spiders come into the house?

Rains spiders appear very scary but are actually not aggressive and will not bite unless they feel threatened. They get their name from fear of the rain: When it rains, they like to take shelter inside.

How many babies does a rain spider lay?

Mating takes place in early summer and the spider will produce about 3 egg cases in her 2 year life.

Where do rain spiders lay eggs?

These sacs are about 2.3-3.9 in (60-100 mm) in size. The weaving of these egg sacs made of silk with twigs and the laying of eggs takes about three to five hours. The eggs hatch inside the protected layer of twigs and leaves woven by the female.

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