violin spider


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violin spider:

see brown recluse spiderbrown recluse spider
or violin spider,
poisonous nocturnal spider, 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.
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The symptoms and signs of sac and violin spider bites are basically similar and the effects of the one can usually not be distinguished from the other.
Medical experts reckoned he had been bitten by a violin spider - a venomous arachnid with a 1in legspan and a fiddle-shaped mark on its body.
Brown recluse, the violin spider. Tehe University of Michigan--Museum of Zoology.
The brown recluse spider is also known as the necrotizing spider, fiddleback spider, and violin spider (on its dorsal cephalothorax is a violin-shaped mark).
Loxosceles reclusa is known by many names, including brown recluse spider, violin spider, Arizona brown spider, fiddle or fiddleback spider, and necrotizing spider.
Two spiders here are dangerous, the violin spider and black widow.
Also known as a "fiddleback" or "violin spider," the half- to l-inch-long recluse has a distinctive yellowish-orange head topped by a brown, violin-shaped marking.
Yesterday a court ordered Geest to produce the spider, which Malcolm says was a vicious violin spider.
Brown recluse spiders are also called "violin spiders" because of a violin-shaped patch on their heads, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation.