Podcast: Rick Vetter Discusses the Brown Widow Spider

Podcast: Rick Vetter Discusses the Brown Widow Spider

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Vetter recently co-authored a paper in the Journal of Medical Entomology that detailed a survey on the prevalence of brown widow spiders in urban Southern California.

  • November 30, 2012

PCT Internet Editor Brad Harbison caught up with Rick Vetter from University of California, Riverside. Vetter, known in the pest control industry for being an authority on spiders, recently co-authored a paper in the Journal of Medical Entomology that detailed a survey on the prevalence of brown widow spiders in urban southern California.

In the following podcast, Vetter talks about this study and some of its implications for pest management professionals. (Related: Rick Vetter’s web page about brown widow spiders).

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