1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. REMINDER

    Any content, information, or advice found on social media platforms and the wider Internet, including forums such as AP, should NOT be acted upon unless checked against a reliable, authoritative source, and re-checked, particularly where personal health is at stake. Seek professional advice/confirmation before acting on such at all times.

Warning - Arachnid Content

Discussion in 'Exhibition Lounge' started by saxacat, Sep 26, 2019.

  1. saxacat

    saxacat Well-Known Member

    There was a BBC program about spiders a year or two ago and I remember being surprised, when they mentioned that the Daddy Long Legs, usually got the better of the House Spider. I found this Daddy Long Legs in my hallway this morning, and it certainly has got the better of the House Spider.

    DSC_7062.jpg
     
    daft_biker likes this.
  2. daft_biker

    daft_biker Action Man!

    Aye, house spiders are big softies....loads of spiders can have them in a fight:eek:
     
  3. RovingMike

    RovingMike Crucifixion's a doddle...

    Surprising. I thought other way round. Must be a shock for the spider.
     
  4. daft_biker

    daft_biker Action Man!

    I expect so;)....

    [​IMG]
     
  5. EightBitTony

    EightBitTony Well-Known Member

  6. EightBitTony

    EightBitTony Well-Known Member

    Also, now I need to go and shower.
     
  7. saxacat

    saxacat Well-Known Member

    EightBitTony likes this.
  8. RovingMike

    RovingMike Crucifixion's a doddle...

    Now that all makes sense. I was wondering how a Crane Fly could beat a spider. Have never heard the term Cellar Spider, but I have now.
     
    EightBitTony likes this.
  9. saxacat

    saxacat Well-Known Member

    I guess with cellars being less common now, the name may be falling out of use.
     
  10. RovingMike

    RovingMike Crucifixion's a doddle...

    Well they're all home cinemas, swimming pools and gyms, aren't they? :)
     
    saxacat and EightBitTony like this.
  11. EightBitTony

    EightBitTony Well-Known Member

    Home cinema spider sounds far more sinister.
     
  12. RovingMike

    RovingMike Crucifixion's a doddle...

    Sauna spider?
     
  13. daft_biker

    daft_biker Action Man!

    I think of them as ceiling spiders. They don't seem to mind being upstairs so long as they have a corner they can make a web in and hang from.

    They are a rare sight up here but really common down south.
     
  14. saxacat

    saxacat Well-Known Member

    Don't know about swimming pools, but my dad sometime had to wear wellies when he in went into ours for a shovel full of coal.
     
    EightBitTony likes this.

Share This Page