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'Deadly spiders' in banana force family from County Durham home

BBC News - 02 May 2017
Pest controllers, called in by Asda where the fruit was bought from, told Ms Price they were possibly Brazilian wandering spiders. Gemma's baby boy was sleeping next to her when the spiders appeared. Wildlife expert Geoff Grewcock, of Nuneaton and ...
brazilian wandering spider

Brazilian wandering spider alert shuts down German supermarket

Deutsche Welle - 16 Mar 2017
Authorities were worried the cocoons could be filled with the dangerous Brazilian wandering spider, the police chief of operations said on Thursday. The aggressive species of spider is widely believed to be the most venomous in the world. They can grow ...
brazilian wandering spider

Eggs from 'world's most venomous spider' found in Tesco bananas

Metro - 04 Sep 2017
The beauty therapist is terrified of spiders and screamed when she suddenly realised the white mark on the fruit looked identical to nests laid by the world's most venomous spider. She immediately returned the loose bunch bananas to the branch of Tesco ...
brazilian wandering spider

Big, Furry Cave-Dwelling Spider with 'Red Fangs' Discovered

Live Science - 11 Apr 2017
The Sierra Cacachilas wandering spider (Califorctenus cacachilensis) is a relative of the aggressive and very venomous Brazilian wandering spider (Phoneutria fera). But though the new species, like most spiders, does have venom, it does not appear to ...
brazilian wandering spider

Brazilian Wandering Spiders: Bites & Other Facts

LiveScience.com - 28 Nov 2013
Brazilian wandering spiders, also called armed spiders or banana spiders, belong to the genus Phoneutria, which means "murderess" in Greek. And it's no wonder why — it's one of the most venomous spiders on Earth. Its bite can be deadly to humans, ...

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