Brazilian Wandering Spider

Brazilian Wandering Spider

Phoneutria, commonly known as Brazilian wandering spiders, armed spiders ("armadeiras", as they are known in Portuguese), or banana spiders (not to be confused with the relatively harmless species of the genus Nephila), are a genus of defensive and highly venomous spiders found in tropical South and Central America. These spiders are members of the Ctenidae family of wandering spiders.

The Brazilian wandering spiders appear in Guinness World Records from 2010 to present as the world's most venomous spider.

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