Quick Answer: Are spiders common in Singapore?

Does Singapore have poisonous spider?

Common spider species in Singapore include Daddy Long-Legs, Wolf Spider and Yellow Sac Spider. … The most famous of the poisonous spiders in Singapore is the Black Widow Spider whose venom contains powerful neurotoxins. Signs and symptoms of a black widow spider bite may include pain, cramping and sweating.

How do I get rid of spiders in Singapore?

Saltwater is a natural spider poison which works well on house spiders. All you have to do is dissolve ⅛ cup of salt in a gallon of warm water, and pour it into a spray bottle. You can spray the solution on a spider’s nest, or directly onto a spider to kill it.

Where can I catch spiders in Singapore?


  • The best time to catch the jumping spider is early in the morning, at around 7.
  • Spiders can be found almost anywhere – in neighbourhood parks, potted plants and even home gardens.
  • They often hide under leaves, so be sure to check.

Are there huntsman spiders in Singapore?

Huntsman spider (Heteropoda sp.)

Heteropoda lunula is probably the largest and stoutest sparassid in Singapore, but this was a juvenile and typically found in the north-eastern parts of Singapore.

How do you get rid of spiders in HDB?

Create your own strong pesticide by mixing one part bleach with three parts of water in a spray bottle. You can spray it on spiders directly or at their nesting areas to get rid of them.

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