Are there brown recluse spiders in Europe?
Likewise, people ask, what countries have brown recluse spiders?
Brown recluse spiders live in a region comprising Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama and parts of Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska.
One may also ask, what does a brown recluse spider look like? A brown recluse may be brown or tan, with a violin-shaped area on the front half of its body. The neck of the violin points toward the spider's belly. It may be bigger than other spiders, from 1/4-inch to 3/4-inch. A brown recluse spider has six eyes: Two in front, and two more on each side of its head.
Also Know, are there brown recluse spiders in France?
The culprit is the brown recluse spider, also known as the fiddleback; a species native to North America but which has been recorded in France over the last 15 years. It measures only a centimetre and a half, but its bite packs a punch, with venom that causes necrosis, or cell death, of the skin tissue.
How do I identify a brown recluse spider?
To identify a brown recluse, look for a sandy brown spider with a darker mark on its body and long, uniformly colored legs with no markings. If you can, get a closer look at the dark shape on the body to see if it is all one color, or many different colors. If it's a uniform color, the spider is likely a brown recluse.