Ord Weaver - Casner Exterminating
Central Coast 800-655-4044 Ventura County 800-689-5455

Ord Weaver

December 8, 2014
  • One of the three largest spider groups

Family Structure

  • The family Araneidae is diverse

Appearance

  • Vary in colors, sizes, and shapes
  • Eight similar eyes, arranged in two rows of four eyes each
  • Have rather poor eyesight and rely on shaking within the web to find their meals
  • Four to six spinnerets, from which they produce strands of silk
  • Brightly colored
  • Hairy or spiny legs

Habitat

  • Webs consist of radial strands, like spokes of a wheel, and concentric circles
  • Most build webs vertically, attaching them to branches, stems, or manmade structures
  • Webs may be quite large, spanning several feet in width

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Contact us for help with a problem with Ord Weavers. You may also call either our Central Coast office or our Ventura County office.

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