Are red spiders poisonous?

Answer 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 »

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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 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 »

African Poisonous Spiders?

Africa is home to as many as 6000 of the named 35,000 species of spider in the world. While most spiders are not harmful to humans, a traveler to Africa should be wary of four groups of spiders tha... Read More »

Large Poisonous Spiders?

Most of the spiders in the world are small and harmless, but there are the notable exceptions that seem to get everyone's attention. There are some very large poisonous spiders, a few of which actu... Read More »