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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Bites from brown recluse spiders can cause muscle pain, nausea, difficulty breathing and other symptoms, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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If someone has been bitten by a brown recluse, it is wise to see a doctor that day.
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