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Spotting

Description:

The brown recluse can grow up to 1/4 to 3/4 inches. To tell that it is a Brown Recluse there is a line up it's back that makes it look like a violin that's how it gets it's nickname the Violin Spider. Beware because they are very venomous! The Brown Recluse has three pairs of eyes unlike other spiders. When alarmed they will put up two front legs in defense.

Habitat:

Brown Recluse make irregular webs in dense brush.

Notes:

Like I said they are very deadly so don't get too close to it or it will bite you.

5 Comments

arnott.myles
arnott.myles 7 years ago

At my house

Cjagentdave
Cjagentdave 7 years ago

were was that

arnott.myles
arnott.myles 7 years ago

Ok thanks I'm gonna compare that to a pic on Wikipedia. :)

jamiewgoodspeed
jamiewgoodspeed 7 years ago

looks more like a young golden orb but i can't be entirely sure.
brown recluse don't make webs like that.

arnott.myles
arnott.myles 7 years ago

I do not know if this spider is a Brown Recluse or not so I put info on the Brown Recluse just in case if it is.

arnott.myles
Spotted by
arnott.myles

San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Spotted on May 24, 2013
Submitted on May 24, 2013

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