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Chilean Recluse Spider
2009-06-16 20:29:51

The Chilean Recluse Spider (Loxosceles laeta) is a species of venomous arachnid that is native to South America. Although found throughout South America, it is most common in Chile. It is now found elsewhere throughout the world, including North and Central America, Finland, and Australia. In North America, it is well established in Los Angeles, Vancouver BC, Cambridge MA, and Florida. This...

Tube Web Spider
2009-05-02 21:56:01

The Tube Web Spider (Segestria florentina), also known as the Cellar Spider (both of these names are not considered specific names for this species), is a species of arachnid found in Europe. It was originally found in the Mediterranean region as far east as Georgia. It can be found in several large British towns where they were most likely introduced via seaports since at least 1845. In places...

Six-eyed Sand Spider
2009-05-02 21:49:31

The Six-eyed Sand Spider (Sicarius hahni) is a species of arachnid found in southern Africa. It is found mostly in deserts and other sandy areas. The genus name, sicarius, is Latin for "murderer" or "assassin". This species is named after arachnologist Carl Wilhelm Hahn. The binomial name is interpreted as "Hahn's assassin". Due to the flattened stance and position of the legs, this species...

Barn Funnel Weaver Spider
2009-05-02 15:07:42

The Barn Funnel Weaver Spider (Tegenaria domestica) also known as the Lesser House Spider, the Common House Spider, or the Domestic House Spider, is a species of arachnid that is commonly found in Europe and the United States. It is thought to have been introduced to the Americas by British colonists who have unknowingly provided passage across the Atlantic. The female can attain a length...

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