Are banana spiders poisonous to humans?

Answer Several spiders are referred to by the name "banana spider." One, a yellow orb weaver (Nephila clavipes) found in North America, only causes in humans “localized pain with a slight redness,” ac... Read More »

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Are sun spiders poisonous?

Sun spiders, also known as windscorpions, are somewhat common in the Americas. While they are predators, they have no poison to help catch their prey. They very rarely go near people and are consid... Read More »

Are red spiders poisonous?

The only spiders with red on them that are truly venomous to humans, which is often incorrectly referred to as poisonous, are the many widow species and their relative, the red back spider, which i... Read More »

Are cat spiders poisonous?

The cat-faced spider, also known as the cat spider, is completely harmless, according to the North American Insects and Spiders catalog. Cat spiders prefer to build webs in outbuildings, barns and ... Read More »

Poisonous Snakes & Spiders?

Certain types of snakes and spiders in the United States possess a venomous bite that the creatures employ to paralyze and kill prey so they may eat it. These reptiles and arachnids occasionally co... Read More »