LONG BODIED CELLAR SPIDERS (DADDY LONG LEGS) PEST CONTROLLong Bodied Cellar Spiders are arachnids, not insects.
Long bodied cellar spiders are commonly referred to as “daddy-long-legs” because of their very long, thin legs, and as their name implies, are found in dark and damp places like cellars and basements.
Diet: These spiders will try and catch a variety of insects such as flies.
Habitat: Long bodied cellar spiders and their webs are usually found in dark and damp places, such as cellars, basements, and crawl spaces.
Impact: Common house spiders are nuisance pests, but they pose no threats to humans.
- Use yellow light bulbs for exterior lighting. The spiders and other insects are attracted by white light.
- Seal cracks and use screens on windows and doors
- Lower the humidity in basements, cellars and crawl spaces