Some articles on wandering spiders, spiders, spider, 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 ... 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 ...
... of the medical consequences of various spider bites to humans ... The venom of these spiders is extremely active in laboratory animals, but there are few if any documented reports of Sicarius bites in humans, so data on which to base ... robustus Sydney funnel-web spider 24–32 mm ...
... The Brazilian wandering spider (a ctenid spider) is a large brown spider similar to North American wolf spiders in appearance, although somewhat larger ... It has a highly toxic venom (the most neurologically active of all spiders), and is regarded (along with the Australian funnel-web spiders, whose bites ... This ranks Phoneutria venom among the most deadly spider venoms to mice ...
Famous quotes containing the words spiders and/or wandering:
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Philadelphia that the spiders ate.”
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