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Georgia woman finds 30 brown recluse spiders in home

KGUN - 18 Sep 2018
Brown recluse spiders feature a violin pattern on the back of the cephalothorax. According to, brown recluse spiders are native to the midwestern and southeastern states and finding populations outside these areas is rare. WSB-TV ...
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Book focuses on fiddleback spiders, other pests in Kansas

Manhattan Mercury - 22 Oct 2018
ABILENE — With Halloween right around the corner, spiders are a popular, fun decoration. Not as much fun are the real, live ones in the house. Everyone thinks every spider is a brown recluse, said Holly Davis, entomologist and co-author of a new book, ...
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Spider season in full swing - 22 Oct 2018
News 18's Samantha Thieke spoke with some arachnid experts to get the scoop on spider season. "The only venonmous spiders are black widows, brown recluse and yellow sac spiders. The only thing you can get from the other spiders is the 'heebee ...
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DIY Creepy Treats With Christine McConnell, the Queen of Halloween

Our Community Now at Maryland (satire) (press release) (blog) - 19 Oct 2018
Netflix is streaming “The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell,” a witty hybrid DIY show and Henson puppet extravaganza. Watch and learn how Christine makes spooky treats, decorations, and elaborate cakes perfect for the Halloween season. Christine ...
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Protecting yourself from brown recluse spiders

WSIL TV - 25 Jul 2018
WSIL -- The summer heat brings out a number of household pests, including brown recluse spiders. Their bites can be dangerous, but there are ways you can deal with the problem. "They are a reclusive spider, so they like dark, damp places," said ...
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Do Brown Recluse Spider Bites Really Lead to Amputations?

Live Science - 20 Jul 2018
An Arkansas woman who recently had her leg amputated above the knee claimed that a spider bite was to blame — specifically, a brown recluse (Loxosceles reclusa). But experts told Live Science that the connection between brown recluse bites and ...
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A hot summer in the Midwest means more brown recluse spiders - 20 Jul 2018
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois (Illinois News Network) — Brown recluse spiders become more active in the summer, but there are simple steps Illinois residents can take to deal with them. The spiders, which are usually between about a quarter of an inch and ...
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Woman finds nearly 50 brown recluse spiders in her bedroom

WSMV Nashville - 04 Jul 2018
A Brentwood woman is recovering after a brown recluse spider bit her several times. Angela Wright said she woke up with arm pain and noticed a couple bumps on her chest and arm, but didn't think much of it. She went to the doctor's office and was sent ...
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You've been bitten by a brown recluse spider. Now what?

The Tennessean - 10 Jul 2018
When Angela Wright, 25, first saw the bump on her chest, she thought it was acne. But it started leaking puss, then turned black. A doctor treated it, but then the pain in her arm, which she thought came from sleeping on it, spread. She couldn't take ...
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5 of Michigan's scariest-looking spiders: What to know

Detroit Free Press - 25 Jun 2018
Russell said it's very unlikely, however, for brown recluses to find their way to Michigan and people are instead confusing them with other species of spider. The dark fishing spider, nursery web spider and grass spider are the top three highest ...
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Woman finds dozens of brown recluse spiders in Tennessee apartment

Fox 59 - 04 Jul 2018
Bites from a brown recluse spider. “I couldn't walk, I couldn't move and I could barely swallow,” Wright told WSMV. “They said I was forming bubbles in my lungs, which could have caused pneumonia, and they said if I would have waited a few more hours ...

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