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Some love them, others despise them. We're talking about spiders. Although almost all 1,000 native spider species are poisonous, they hardly harm humans. These can bite well, but usually only when spiders feel threatened and do not know further. Anyone who encounters arachnid does not need to be afraid of a deadly bite. Unless, it is an exotic animal imported from abroad. Those who live in the wild count to the harmless.
As long as we know that spiders do not count as insects but as arachnids, we already know that they are useful animals, especially as they are devoted to the hated insects, such as insects. Flies, mosquitoes - take remedies for mosquitoes, fleas, woodlice, gels, silverfish, etc. (With a "lethal injection" they paralyze their prey, liquefy with the subsequent digestive juice their body content - to suck this then greedy.) We are also aware that spiders on us humans show no interest, but quite the opposite, as our "friend and Helpers "make a notable contribution to pest control - and delight rather than scare us.
Spiders without end - 1000 kinds, many characteristics
Since there are about a thousand spider species in Central Europe, it is impossible to mention them all. However, the following list gives an overview of which spiders are more widespread in Germany. A little information about the Weberknechte in advance. These are not spiders, as they often confused. The body has minimal differences and they also eat other insects.
The creative cross spider
One of the most common spider species in Germany is the spider. She spins wheel-shaped nets and seeks their places between trees and near the ground. She got her name because there is a small cross on the body.
The domestic spider
Domestically but often unpopular, the house spider is also called the large angle spider. It usually stays in buildings or between stones. You can recognize this species by its net rugs, where the spider rests during the day until it goes to work again.
Zebra Jumping Spider: From the Jumping Spider Family
This is often located near houses. Mainly on the outer walls at wind-protected points. Since the zebra is tiny, it is not always perceived. Their design is small webs, which are created in Felfellagerungen.
The little wolf from the dry grass
The wolf-spider species is also a common peddler in Europe. There are about 200 species of this in total. The tarantula is also included, but lives well in warmer countries.Careful: Blind passengers on the march
Still no spiders are known that are dangerous for residents. As foreign animals continue to migrate across the Alps to Germany, they are regularly observed. The Zitterspinne landed in 1995 with a bus from the Mediterranean in a German parking garage, where it was discovered. Ongoing innovative species are being tracked down and researched. As another one appeared in a parking garage in 2012, researchers are now focusing on such areas. The fluorescent tubes attract spiders. Since many coaches park in such parking garages, the spiders logically stay there for now.
The Zoropsis hunts through buildings
Another introduced spider is the Zoropsis Spinimana, also called curling hunt spider. It has already been spotted in many buildings, well-known cities like Mannheim, Cologne, Bremen, Bonn, Main and so on. It looks a bit like the wolf spider, but is two inches longer. The special thing about this spider is that it kills its prey with poison and does not wrap it in a net. For humans, this species is nonetheless harmless. The black widow from Belgium also appears occasionally. A reproductive wave of this kind was not observed.
But this knowledge of their friendship and service does not change our disgust, which can even culminate in some people in a phobia. In the garden, they are also indifferent to us, here we willingly tolerate them - but unfortunately spiders love it comfortably and like to come to us in the house when it is inhospitable and autumnal. Aware of their usefulness, we do not necessarily want to kill them - but they do bring them back into their natural habitat or make them refrain from visiting them. For under no circumstances do spider webs on the ceiling contribute to an aesthetic ambience. - So what can we do?
Combat spiders made easy
Actually, spiders are practical roommates who eliminate actual pests. Unfortunately, because some individuals suffer from a spider phobia, the beneficial animals often have to give way instead of mosquitoes and flies.Spiders usually hide in houses when the thermometer drops. In midsummer, they tend to stay outside or look for cool stones. When autumn arrives, those who do not like spiders should set up preventive measures. It is best never to keep doors open so that no spiders can crawl in. If you want to leave your windows open, it is best to attach an insect screen, which keeps other animals away.
Means against spiders
- Preventive: Ensure tight-fitting windows and doors. Stop with insect screens at least large copies.
- Hang bundles of lavender on the windows or place a bowl of dried lavender flowers near the window. (Spiders do not like lavender smell.)
- Capture the animals by putting a glass over them, covering them and transporting them back to the garden.
- Just soak it up with the vacuum cleaner. (Then carry the bag out, otherwise the animals will crawl back into your living room!)
Find alternatives to the vacuum cleaner method
Some people think using a vacuum cleaner would solve their spider problem. The opposite is the case. Who sucks his spiders, risked that they crawl out again and maybe even multiply in it. Of course you could immediately remove the vacuum cleaner bag after use, which would not be beneficial to the environment. In trade, there are better alternatives that are less painful for both parties. For example:
- Insect sprays: With spider stop cause the animals to go wild: The spray for about 10 euros, does not kill the spiders, but contains an unpleasant-smelling liquid based on essential oils.
- Insect plug: rooms with the spider distributor spider free equip. Simply plug it into the socket - the ultra-high tones dispel the creepy-crawlies. Approximately 20 Euros.
- Life traps are natural ways that catch spiders but do not kill them. As soon as a spider falls into the trap, they simply release it in nature.
The advantage of such a case is obvious, who suffers from a phobia, does not have to attack the animal directly. Another option is insect plug and these contain neurotoxin. This definitely helps against spiders, but these plugs should not be used near children and pregnant women. Because it is strong chemistry. The natural lavender method is preferable to that. Also an option are insect sprays to overwhelm spiders.
Spiders kill, but makes little sense and should only be the order of the day when it comes to bad phobias. Exposing is always the best alternative, because nothing happens to the animal. Against bad spider phobias there are good hypnosis sessions that have helped many people. Sometimes it is enough to simply identify with the animal. To watch it in peace and not just run away scared. Conclusion: Spiders are useful animals that do not scare anyone and they have a right to life.