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This page provides information on venomous spiders and other stinging or biting arthropods, especially the brown recluse spider. Topics include the distribution and misidentification of the brown recluse, misdiagnoses of brown recluse bites, how to identify this species, and popular myths surrounding it. There is also information on daddy-longlegs (Opiliones)and daddy-longlegs spiders (Pholcidae), hobo spiders (Tegenaria agrestis), internet hoaxes involving spiders, and an article on bites and stings of medically important venomous arthropods (bees, wasps, ants, spiders, and scorpions).

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