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Chilean Recluse Spider Bite

(Loxosceles laeta)


Updated February 01, 2010

Chilean Recluse Spider Bite
Image courtesy of the CDC/Harold G. Scott
The Chilean recluse was the first of the brown spiders to be recognized for their poisonous skin damage in the 1940s. These wounds are just 24 hours after a Chilean recluse (Loxosceles laeta) spider bite.

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