Wandering spider


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(Zool.) any one of a tribe of spiders that wander about in search of their prey.

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Toxins produced by the Brazilian wandering spider, or phoneutria nigriventer, appear to combat erectile dysfunction within 20 minutes of entering the body by raising levels of nitric oxide, a chemical that dilates blood vessels and improves blood flow.
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The Brazilian Wandering Spider, which belongs to the genus Phoneutria, meaning 'murderess' in Greek, has a bite which can prove deadly to humans, especially children.
The RSPCA identified the creepy-crawly as being a Brazilian wandering spider.
It must have made a difference to the cats and dogs they usually get called out to." Neil added: "The RPSCA confirmed it was a Brazilian wandering spider in a phone call about an hour-and-a-half later.
The RSPCA identified the creepycrawly as being a Brazilian wandering spider, which is named after their habit of moving across the jungle floor.
Strong negative effect of diurnal rainfall on nocturnal activity of a wandering spider in Central Amazonia
It's now been sent off for testing amid concerns it could be a Brazillian wandering spider - known for being aggressive and venomous.
Its X shape animated it, as if it were a wandering spider in a defensive position.
Linda Crowley spotted the Brazilian wandering spider after ordering her fruit from Tesco.
She found the bananas, from Costa Rica, were infested with eggs from the Brazilian wandering spider.
Stage-based mortality of grassland grasshoppers (Acrididae) from wandering spider (Lycosidae) predation.