Tegenaria agrestis | definition of Tegenaria agrestis by Medical dictionary
Tegenaria agrestis (te-ge-nā'rē-a a-grĕs'tis),
A native European spider now resident in the Pacific Northwest of the U.S., formerly falsely thought capable of inducing necrotic arachnidism.
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Hobo spiders - known by the scientific name Tegenaria agrestis
- look like common house spiders but are bigger, with thicker, hairy legs.
, the aggressive house spider, causes the same symptoms and the bite is identical.
Biology and medical importance of the aggressive house spider, Tegenaria agrestis
, in the Pacific Northwest (Arachnida: Araneae: Agelenidae).