Brown Recluse

Brown Recluse

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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.


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


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

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