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Black Widow Spiders: These spiders are not natives of the U.S but are now remarkably found from Texas to South Carolina and are well established in the urban and suburb areas. These spiders are hard to tell apart until they become adults, the black widow spider will start out tan with brown stripes and change as it gets older to be black. The venomous bite of these spiders is considered particularly dangerous because of the neurotoxin latrotoxin, which causes the condition latrodectism. The females usually have large venom glands and its bite can be harmful to humans. 

 

 

Brown Widow Spiders: Are usually found around buildings, and they are frequently mistaken for black widow spiders but are lighter in color and are less venomous than black widow spiders. 

 

 

Brown Recluse Spider: While most spiders have eight eyes, recluse spiders have six eyes arranged in pairs with one median pair and two lateral pairs. They have no obvious coloration pattern on the abdomen or legs, and the legs lack spines. The abdomen is covered with fine short hairs that, when viewed without magnification, give the appearance of soft fur. The leg joints may appear to be a slightly lighter color.

 

 

Daddy Long Legs: The Daddy long leg body is around 2 - 10 mm in length with legs which may be up to 50 mm long. They have cylindrical abdomens and the eyes are arranged in two lateral groups of three and two smaller median contiguous eyes, eight and six eyes both occur in this family. The body shape resembles that of a peanut