Occasional invaders of homes. Especially homes nears lakes. Most are beneficial to man and serve as natural pest control due to the fact they predate (hunt) other insects.They become a problem when they stalk their prey indoors or around homes and buildings. Unfortunately, 2 of the most dangerous spiders in the U.S. are found in the local area and are actually pretty common to see.
Brown Recluse Spider - 1" diameter or slightly larger brown to light yellow with distinct shape of violin on its cephalothorax. Commonly referred to as the fiddle or violin spider. can be found indoors frequently, especially in cluttered closets and buildings. Bite is very painful, like a bee sting, and very dangerous! Eight to twelve hours later pain is intense and tissue rotting at site of bite will start. If bitten, see a doctor IMMEDIATELY!
Black Widow Spider - Abdomen is 1/4 to 1/2 inch in diameter. Black abdomen with 2 red or yellow triangles that form an hourglass mark under the abdomen. Found under stones, boards, along foundation walls, behind shrubs, and under siding, usually not found inside. Bite is extremely dangerous. The venom produced by this spider is a potent neurotoxin (affects the nervous system). Initially feels like needle prick but subsides quickly. Fifteen minutes to several hours later, local cramps are experienced which spread and get very intense. Shaking, labored breathing and speech, stupor, and finally if left untreated, death will result if left untreated. The severity and rate of progression is determined by several factors; body part bitten, persons size, sensitivity to venom, amount of venom injected, temperature, and seasonal changes. If bitten, see a doctor IMMEDIATELY!
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