Most dangerous and venomous spiders

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Spiders are known to use venom to kill their prey after they capture it in their web or by other means. Among spider species, venomous spiders along with snakes are paid much attention for their dangerous level. Let’s discover several most dangerous and venomous spiders in the world as follows.

 

Black widow spiders


Black widows which inhabit mostly in North America are among the most dangerous spiders. They are described as a black body with some red dots on it. Like other venomous spiders, its bite causes severe stomach, chest and pains. During the first 30 seconds after the bite, poison must be deactivated by burning a match directly on the bite spot.

 


Black widow spiders are known to be very harmful to humans because of their extreme venom

Black widow spiders are known to be very harmful to humans because of their extreme venom

 


Black widow spiders are found worldwide and in such places as Africa, the Middle East, Iberian Peninsula, Australia, New Zealand, North and South America, and Hawaii

Black widow spiders are found worldwide and in such places as Africa, the Middle East, Iberian Peninsula, Australia, New Zealand, North and South America, and Hawaii

 

Funnel-web spiders


Funnel-web spiders live on the eastercoast of Australia in damp and cool places. They have dark colors from brown to black with a glossy covering. It is reported that the venom of a funnel-web spider can kill a human within an hour. Found in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Queensland, they are commonly named Australian funnel-web spiders.

 


Funnel-web spiders live on the eastern coast of Australia in damp and cool places

Funnel-web spiders live on the eastern coast of Australia in damp and cool places

 


Funnel-web spiders have a dark color which varies from brown to black with a glossy covering

Funnel-web spiders have a dark color which varies from brown to black with a glossy covering

 

Brown recluse spiders


Brown recluse spiders inhabit midwestern and southeastern states of the US, especially California. They are rather small from 0.6 to 2 centimeters with 6 eyes. No symptoms appear during the first 24-hour biting period. Dangerously, poison spreads out the body.

 


Brown recluse spider is one of the few spiders in the world known to be harmful for humans

Brown recluse spider is one of the few spiders in the world known to be harmful for humans

 


Brown recluse spiders are not aggressive and bite only when threatened

Brown recluse spiders are not aggressive and bite only when threatened

 

Brazilian venomous spiders


Brazilian venomous spiders which live in South America can kill human. They like eating insects, smaller spiders, birds or even lizards. Brazilian spiders can live any where in any climate conditions and attack when threatened.

 


Brazilian wandering spider doesn’t create a web and never stays in one place

Brazilian wandering spider doesn’t create a web and never stays in one place

 


Brazilian wandering spider prefers to hide in fruit baskets especially among bananas

Brazilian wandering spider prefers to hide in fruit baskets especially among bananas

 

Water spiders


Water spiders inhabit in fresh ponds in Northern and Central Europe and Northern Asia. This spider species weaves its web among water plants and stocks it with air from the surface. It can be seen that water spiders surround their living place with safety nets. Nets also give signal them about prey’s arrival.

 


Water spiders inhabit in fresh ponds in Northern and Central Europe and Northern Asia

Water spiders inhabit in fresh ponds in Northern and Central Europe and Northern Asia

 


The bite of spider is very annoying to humans

The bite of spider is very annoying to humans

 

Top 10 Most Venomous Spiders

 

Related links:

The Most Venomous Snakes In The World

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This article was published on 2010/07/07
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