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Brown recluse spider


The brown recluse, Loxosceles reclusa, Sicariidae is a spider with a necrotic venom and is one of two spiders with medically significant venom in North America.

Brown Recluse Spiders: Facts, Identification, Behavior & Control


Adult specimens vary in color from dull yellow to tawny, dark brown. Younger spiders are lighter in color than adults. The abdomen of the brown recluse has no  ...

Brown Recluse Spider Bite: Click for Pictures and Symptoms


Dec 9, 2014 ... View pictures and learn about brown recluse spider bite and symptoms like severe pain, itching, nausea, vomiting, fever, and muscle pain.

Brown Recluse Spider | Entomology


The brown recluse spider, Loxosceles reclusa, is found throughout the south central and midwestern United States. Infestations in Kentucky are intermittent, ...

Top 10 things about brown recluse spiders | Earth | EarthSky


Apr 25, 2016 ... It's brown recluse spider season. That's the spider with the violin markings on its back – sometimes called the fiddleback spider, brown fiddler, ...

Brown Recluse Spiders — Department of Entomology — Penn State ...


Brown recluse spiders are rarely encountered in Pennsylvania, but they may be transported in boxes and similar items from a locale where the spiders normally ...

Brown Recluse Spider Envenomation: Background ...


Complete distribution range of wild and domestic Loxosceles reclusa (brown recluse spider). Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons (By ReliefUSA_map.gif: Public  ...

Brown Recluse Spider Bite-Topic Overview - WebMD


What is a brown recluse spider?Brown recluse, or fiddle (Loxosceles), spiders are about long with a dark violin - shaped mark on the combined head and ...

Brown Recluse Spider Bite Picture Image on MedicineNet.com


View a Picture of Brown Recluse Spider Bite and learn more about Bites and Infestations.

Identifying and Misidentifying the Brown Recluse Spider ...


The brown recluse spider, Loxosceles reclusa, is often implicated as a cause of necrotic skin lesions.[1-3] Diagnoses are most commonly made by clinical ...

Brown Recluse Spider
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae Family: Sicariidae Genus: Loxosceles
Species: Loxosceles reclusa
Their bites can be mild to serious and occasionally fatal. As of 1984, at least 5 deaths had been reported from their bites in the USA. Their hemolytic venom is dangerous. The toxins in the bite kill the cells surrounding the puncture, producing... More »
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UCR Spiders Site: Brown Recluse ID


Because of media hyperbole and anxiety-filled stories by the general public extolling the horrors associated with brown recluse spiders, people are very ...

Brown Recluse Spiders: Facts, Bites & Symptoms - Live Science


Nov 14, 2014 ... Venomous brown recluses exist within a smaller range than many realize, and their existence may be threatened by climate change.

Brown Recluse Spider - Illinois Department of Public Health


Brown recluse are most active at night. During the day they rest in hidden locations within the structures they infest. They are fond of building their retreats and ...