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Latrodectus geometricus
(Brown Widow Spider)

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I was bit by the spider yesterday. Is it a brown recluse?

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TangledWeb

No, it’s a Brown Widow. Please see a doctor promptly. There is an anti-venom and you should be evaluated for an infection from the puncture wound.

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