Per UofM Extensions
= Potentially Dangerous Spiders =
The brown recluse spider, Loxosceles reculsa, is common outdoors and indoors in the southern and central United States. It is uncommon to extremely rare in the Upper Midwest. Only one specimen has been recorded in Minnesota (1953, Lake County). Only two specimens have been recorded in Wisconsin in the last 25 years. Brown recluse spiders have been reported in several widely scattered sites in southern Iowa since 1969. Specimens have been retrieved and confirmed from only twelve counties.
Figure 2. Brown Recluse Spider The brown recluse spider is nicknamed the fiddleback or violin spider because of the distinctive dark violin-shaped marking on top of the front body section. Notice the neck of the violin points toward the rear. The brown recluse is unusual in having six eyes instead of the usual eight. The spiders are tan to dark brown and nearly Â½ inch in body size. Recluse spiders avoid areas where there is human activity, and prefer closets, guest rooms, basements, and attics. They frequently inhabit shoe boxes, clothing and furniture. These spiders are most active at night and feed on silverfish, crickets, and other insects. Most people are bitten on the hands or feet when they are handling infested items. The bite of the brown recluse spider is usually painless. However, localized burning sensation often develops within the first hour and during the next 6-12 hours, a small pimple or blister forms. The surrounding tissue begins to darken and take a raised appearance. The venom of this spider can cause extensive tissue damage (necrotic reaction) and over the next 10-14 days, a sunken, open, ulcerated sore up to several centimeters in diameter. It normally takes 6-8 weeks for a brown recluse spider bite to heal. A large sunken scar may persist that requires surgery to repair. Not every brown recluse bite results in ulcer formation. In rare cases systemic complications such as liver or kidney damage result. See your physician or emergency room as soon as you suspect a brown recluse spider bite. Capture the spider for later identification (crush the specimen, if necessary, but do so as gently as possible).
it is a widdow spider dont touch it as it is poisonous you could die it is a widdow spider dont touch it as it is poisonous you could die
A brown recluse spider may be identified by its small size and unique eye arrangement. Brown recluse spiders are highly poisonous and found in several regions of the United States.
One type of spider in Minnesota is the Western Widow Spider, a subspecies of the Black Widow Spider.
yes brown recluse spiders r found in Minnesota
A large dark brown spider found in central Ohio
The ladybird spider is indeed venemous. It is a velvet spider mostly found in European and Asian regions.
The heart of a brown recluse spider is found in the spider's abdomen, so says my homeschool console.
The Red Back Spider and the Funnel Web Spider (sometimes called the Sydney Funnel Web spider) are Australia's two poisonous spiders.
Any spider found in my house is a dead spider.
the pupu spider
A spider that has black and white stripes and can walk on water and is found in Northern Minnesota may be a dark fishing spider. This spider is large, often 3 inches or more, and is often found on or near water.
The Black Widow as well as the Wolf Spider are also venomous spiders that are found in New Jersey.
Black Widow and Brown Recluse spiders are poisonous and found in Kansas.
If you are in the United States or southern Canada, and you have found this spider sheltering in a shed or cellar, it might be a Brown Recluse, Loxosceles reclusa. It will be quite small with long legs, brown and blackish in color, and have a somewhat violin-shaped marking on its back. It is extremely poisonous. Stay away from it.
Photos of the brown recluse or fiddle back spider can be found at the web site linked below.
There are poisonous frogs in FL it sounds like it could be the Cane Toad
yes there are brown recluse spiders in Minnesota my friend Megan used to live up there and she found one.
It's probably a black widow and yes very poisonous.
the black widowand the Brown Recluse
Yes. The western black widow is found in Washington as well as the hobo spider.