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Loxosceles reclusa (brown recluse, the violin spider)

Wikipedia Abstract

The brown recluse, Loxosceles reclusa, Sicariidae (formerly placed in a family "Loxoscelidae") is a spider with a venomous bite.Brown recluse spiders are usually between 6 and 20 millimetres (0.24 and 0.79 in), but may grow larger. While typically light to medium brown, they range in color from whitish to dark brown or blackish gray. The cephalothorax and abdomen are not necessarily the same color.
View Wikipedia Record: Loxosceles reclusa


Venomous [1]  Yes

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Audubon Zoo
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Dallas Zoo
El Paso Zoo
Fort Worth Zoological Park
Jackson Zoological Park
Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
Natural Science Center of Greensboro
Oklahoma City Zoological Park
Saint Louis Zoological Park
Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum


North America;



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1Living Hazards Database, Armed Forces Pest Management Board, U.S. Army Garrison - Forest Glen
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