brown recluse spider

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brown recluse spider

or

violin spider,

poisonous nocturnal spiderspider,
organism, mostly terrestrial, of the class Arachnida, order Araneae, with four pairs of legs and a two-part body consisting of a cephalothorax, or prosoma, and an unsegmented abdomen, or opisthosoma.
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, Loxoceles reclusa, most common in the SE and S central United States. Adults are 3-8 in. (10 mm) long and are light brown with a dark, violin-shaped mark on the back near the head. In humans their venom kills the tissue surrounding a bite and leaves a deep sore, but only rarely does a bite result in death.
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Both are believed to have been bitten by brown recluse spiders.
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BROWN RECLUSE SPIDER: As small as a quarter of an inch, lives in shoes, beds or clothes.
However, it is believed that the vast majority of brown recluse bites are so minor that they go unnoticed by those who were bitten.
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There are a number of relatives of the American black widow spider in various parts of the world, and about 50 species of recluse spiders, of which the American species is the brown recluse spider, or Loxosceles reclusa.