Brown Recluse - Facts | Bites | Habitats

Brown Recluse Spider is the misunderstood arachnid on the planet. There are so many species around 45000 of spider have discovered in habitats all over the world. Most of the people thought that spiders are the most dangerous or the fearsome creatures that can lead to us death if they bite us. But that is Myth. There are some species of spider which are harmful to humans. The most dangerous spider is Brazilian Wandering Spider (Phoneutria Fera) is a larger brown spider nearly similar to Wolf Spider of North America. If Brazilian Wandering Spider Bites death will lead in less than an hour if untreated. In more than 45000 species there are two spiders the Black Widow Spider (Latrodectus mactans) and the Brown Recluse Spider (Loxosceles reclusa) that can deliver painful bites and serious venenation both majorly found in the United States. Brown Recluse Spider Bites cause hemorrhagic bleb, after some time it will become necrotic ulcer.


Brown Recluse Spider

Facts about Brown Recluse
Brown recluse spider pictures

Today we are discussing about the Brown Recluse Spider (Loxosceles Reclusa) brown recluse facts. One of the most feared spider due to its venom's nature. Brown Recluse Spider is also known by its other names Fiddleback Spider, Fiddle Backed Spiders, Violin Spiders and Brown Fiddler. Brown Recluse Spider is the misunderstood arachnid on the planet. The best way of brown recluse identification is Spider's eyes. Most of the Spiders have four pairs or eight eyes but in case of Brown Recluse have only three pairs or six eyes. As per it's name brown recluse spiders are Brown (Tan) in color and Brown Recluse legs are smooth with same body color of brown recluse look alike without any design.


Brown Recluse Size


Facts about Brown Recluse
Facts about Brown Recluse

How big is a brown recluse ?
Brown Recluse Spider Size usually between 6 to 20 millimetres but in special case it may grow larger.


Brown Recluse Web


Brown Recluse Spider don't make their web to traps their prey. They usually use their brown recluse spider web for shelter not for catching prey. So if you see a spiders web having trapped prey, then the web you see was not belong to Brown Recluse.


Brown Recluse Habitat


Where do Brown Recluse Spiders live ?
As per their name Brown Recluse are so "Reclusive" means they are shy in nature and prefer to hide in dark dry places or in matching its body color things like woodpiles, cardboard, even in residences, garages or outbuildings, sheds and other debris are the preferred habitats for the Brown Recluse Spiders.


Brown Recluse Life Cycle


A Brown Recluse Spider live about 1-2 years ( both male brown recluse and female brown recluse). Every female brown recluse produces several brown recluse egg sac (approx 50 eggs in a sac) from May to July month. After hatching of eggs in about one month the Baby Brown Recluse spider called spiderlings. Brown Recluse Spider can live without food and in extreme drought for six months.

Facts about Brown Recluse
Facts about Brown Recluse

Brown Recluse Spider Location


Brown recluse range map Most of the Brown Recluse Spiders found in brown recluse California, Arkansas, Alabama, Missouri, Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, lowa, Oklahoma, Ohio, Kentucky, Texas and Tennessee, brown recluse florida.


Brown Recluse Bites


Pictures of spider bites on humans

Pictures of Brown Recluse spider bites on humans
Pictures of Brown Recluse spider bites on humans

When a Brown Recluse Spider Bites a person it's venom likely not lead to death of a person it will only affect to the tissues and it's venom is highly neurotic causes death of tissues or skin tissues to die. In this case some people may experience Hemolysis (bursting of Red Blood Vessels which is scary to humans. If brown recluse spider bite left untreated lead to large portion of skin tissues to die.


Brown Recluse Spider Bite Treatment


As we know that in any case of treatment First Aid is given. For brown recluse spider bite treatment we should use ice pack on the bitten area to reduce inflammation of patient as first aid. The take the patient to the doctor to treat venom by its antidote. If possible capture the spider which was near the patient in tightly closed jar to identify the species of spider to start further treatment by specified doctors.


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