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June 6th, 2024
Joro Spiders: Friend or Foe?

The joro spider (Trichonephila clavata) is a non-native species from parts of East Asia that has been in recent news headlines. It was first detected in Georgia in 2013 and can now be found in several southeastern states. Check out this video where Dr. David Coyle discusses where these spiders are, how to distinguish joro spiders from some common native species, and what their potential impact may be. 

Joro Spider

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