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There are approximately 660 species of spider in the UK, and a few of these are regularly encountered in our houses. Find out more about the most common household visitors.

The Society of Biology is a single unified voice for biology. Our vision is of a world that understands the true value of biology and how it can contribute to improving life for all.

For their help with app development we would like to thank Peter Smithers from the University of Plymouth, and Professor Adam Hart from the University of Gloucestershire.

All the photos are copyright Steven Falk or Geoff Oxford.

What’s New

Version 1.01

1. House spider species information was updated
2. House spider survey was suspended

Ratings and Reviews

3.7 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Thebillions ,

Good app

Good information about the spiders you find in and around your home, easy to use. Could be improved by including more types of spiders and maybe other creepy crawlies :)

Pabest34 ,

Spider in da house

A fun app for all the family. Just spot a spider, whether in the house or while out and identify it with the pictures, and you can learn a little about it and how it lives from the notes that accompany the pictures.

Frosty26234snowman12 ,


I would say its great but...it's about spiders. The information is clear and interesting. The pictures are very... Graphic, so now you can stare at the things that creep you out most (in my case the name of my existence *shudders* ) overall very good!


Qingqi Wang
4.7 MB

Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
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