Brown Recluse

Brown Recluse

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Identification:

An adult spider is 1/4 to 3/4 inch in body - a dark violin shape is located on the top of the leg attachment region with the neck of the violin pointing backward toward the abdomen. Unlike most spiders that have 8 eyes, the brown recluse has 6 eyes arranged in pairs - one pair in front and a pair on either side.

Venom:

The brown recluse venom can cause significant cutaneous injury with tissue loss and necrosis.

Habitat:

Brown recluse is found in the United States from the east to the west coast, with predominance in the south.

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