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Brown Recluse Spider: Range Could Expand in N. America With Changing Climate

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avatar Brown Recluse Spider: Range Could Expand in N. America With Changing Climate
April 21, 2011 08:20PM
ScienceDaily (Apr. 21, 2011) — One of the most feared spiders in North America is the subject a new study that aims to predict its distribution and how that distribution may be affected by climate changes. When provoked, the spider, commonly known as the brown recluse (Loxosceles reclusa), injects powerful venom that can kill the tissues at the site of the bite. This can lead to a painful deep sore and occasional scarring.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/04/110421212230.htm
avatar Re: Brown Recluse Spider: Range Could Expand in N. America With Changing Climate
April 21, 2011 09:20PM
More spiders?? Time to break out the ice cubes!



The body betrays and the weather conspires, hopefully, not on the same day.
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