Facts About the Black Widow & the Brown Recluse?

Answer For many people, the mention of spiders sends chills down the back of the spine. What makes matters even worse is the reputation of the brown recluse or black widow. These two species of spider are... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Facts About the Black Widow & the Brown Recluse

How to Identify a Brown Recluse?

Brown recluse spiders (Loxosceles reclusa) are feared because of the severe symptoms their bites may produce. The brown recluse spider is unique because it has only 6 eyes (most spiders have 8 eyes... Read More »

Brown Recluse Spider?

If it was a brown recluse you wouldn't be walking. You would be squirting from both ends. The site of the bite would be sick, gross, awful. I don't think this was a recluse.

Is this a brown recluse bite?

I highly doubt it. If it was a brown recluse bite you'd be in some SERIOUS pain or already in the hospital with some mild necrosis setting in. Keep from scratching it and a band-aid with neaosporin... Read More »

I think I was bitten by a brown recluse spider?

No, tis is not going to be a recluse bite, and if it was a spider at all, you would have found the spider and seen it.