Black Widow Spiders – Latrodectus hesperus

Black Widow Spiders - Latrodectus hesperus The female black widow spider is considered the most venomous spider in North America. The venom of the black widow spider is 15 times as toxic as the venom of the prairie rattlesnake. Only the female black widow is dangerous to humans; males and juveniles are harmless. The female [...]

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Brown Recluse Spiders: Facts, Bites & Symptoms

Brown Recluse Spiders: Facts, Bites & Symptoms The brown recluse spider is well-known for its appearance and poisonous bite. It is the most common and widespread of the brown spiders, but it is found only in the south and central United States. Brown recluse spiders live in a region comprising Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, [...]

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