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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Spiders
Loxosceles spp. (Brown spider, brown recluse, violin spider)

 

 

 Loxosceles spp.

(Brown spider, brown recluse, violin spider)
Habitat: Several species in Arizona
Food Habits: insectivorous
Active Period: diurnal
Size: small
Number of Legs: 8
Leg Characteristics: legs attached to cephalothorax
brown,catches prey in web spun in debris
bite is potentially dangerous

Phylum Arthropoda
Subphylum Chelicerata
Class Arachnida
Order Araneae
Family Sicariidae
Genus Loxosceles
species spp.
variety Spider

 

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