Though all spiders are poisonous in a way, which helps them kill and digest their prey, the brown recluse spider
is one of the few spiders that are dangerous to humans, said Logan Randolph, a biology professor from Polk State College.
In one series, 19 of 274 (7%) of patients diagnosed with brown recluse spider
bites between 1987 and 1993 brought in the spider18.
9:00 DISTRIBUTION OF BROWN RECLUSE SPIDERS IN MISSISSIPPI
Acupunture for treatment of a nonhealing brown recluse spider
bite: a case report.
Finally, thanks to Rick Vetter for inspiring this work through his own obsession with brown recluse spider
Besides the Goliath spider, which takes up at least a quarter of its small glass home, highlights of the exhibit include various tarantulas, a brown recluse spider
, the black widow and its lesser-known cousin, the brown widow.
A brown recluse spider
had decided to share the space with him.
After a tangle with a brown recluse spider
, Linda Zumbusch needed a little medical attention.
The bite of a brown recluse spider
is dangerous, leading to necrosis and possibly death, right?
The bite from a brown recluse spider
, however, means a trip to the doctor.
In a bizarre wildlife encounter, Gardena, CA's Daewon Song was bitten on the face by a poisonous brown recluse spider
, resulting in a Jay Leno-like chin followed by a weeklong hospital stay.
Consequences of envenomation from the bite of a brown recluse spider
(Loxosceles reclusa) range from mild itching to death.