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Spider Bite: Brown Recluse Spider Bite (cont.)

What does a brown recluse look like?

Areas of the United States where the brown recluse spider is most likely to be found. Click to view larger image.

Other spiders in the brown recluse family may live in these areas of the United States. Click to view larger image.

The brown recluse spider and its characteristic violin markings. Click to view larger image.

Brown recluse spider. Note the violin pattern on cephalothorax and light-colored, hairless abdomen. Click to view larger image.

Brown recluse spider. Click to view larger image.

Brown recluse spider head close-up. Click to view larger image.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/14/2016

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