Spider Bites And Symptoms , Largest Spider In The World

Life Cycle Of Black Widows

Life Cycle Of Black Widows

The black widow spider is so named since the female eats up the male after mating. Approximately 11 percent males get eaten by the females post mating while many escape from becoming a prey. Males are consumed approximately a week after mating and not immediately after mating. More...

 

Largest Spider In The World

Largest Spider In The World

The world is full of spiders and most people are afraid of these insects. However, there are some people who are fascinated by spiders, the way they spin their web and the way they hunt and catch their prey. That is why there is so much information available on spiders, including the largest spider in the world. More...

What Does A Wolf Spider Bite Look Like ?

What Does A Wolf Spider Bite Look Like ?

Wolf spiders are venomous and poisonous. When a wolf spider bites, it causes pain, itching and swelling. For some people the symptoms exist only for a couple of hours but some take weeks to recover from the bite. Until the 1990s, any bite caused by the wolf spider was treated with anti-venom and later it was discontinued because doctors thought it was unnecessary. However, the bite should be treated promptly as it can carry infections. A survey conducted on wolf spider bites showed that the average time where a person suffers from acute pain of the wolf spider bite is about 10 minutes. More...

 

What Is The Most Venomous Spider ?

What Is The Most Venomous Spider ?

Most of us are not fond of spiders. Unfortunately, these creepy little creatures can be seen spinning their webs in all parts of the world with an exception to Antarctica. Over all there are about 400,000 types of spiders found in every imaginable habitat excluding the seas and in the air. Most spiders are harmless, but a few others are highly poisonous. Let us find out which is the most poisonous spider across the world. More...

How Many Eyes Do Spiders Have ?

How Many Eyes Do Spiders Have ?

The arrangement of eyes in a spider help to categorize the type of spider one is. Mostly all species of spiders except a few have 8 eyes – some are arranged front-facing while the others are positioned on the upper region of the head. The other families of spiders like Sicariidae, Dysderidae, Oonopidae are six-eyed. Amazingly, in spite of having 6 to 8 eyes, spiders generally have poor eye sight and can see only dark or light shapes moving. Their excellent ability for taste and of sense vibration is what aids them to hunt their prey. More...

 

Spider Bites And Symptoms

Spider Bites And Symptoms

Based on the type of spider that bites a person, the location of the bite and the person's immune system's response to the venom, the symptoms of spider bites appear. Hence, the symptoms can range from mild to severe. Strangely what many people do not know is that the whether a person is bitten by a venomous or non-venomous spider, the symptoms can look very similar. Spider bites can be quite severe, as they not only cause pain, they can also result in serious infections, amputation and at times even be fatal. Hence, it is important for a person to know the symptoms of a spider bite, so that early medical treatment can be sought. More...

 

Treatment For A Spider Bite

Treatment For A Spider Bite

Spiders are found everywhere, outdoors and indoors. It is impossible to predict when and where a person may end up getting bitten by them. However, at sometime you may have to encounter a spider bite and it is best to know how to treat them. Some spiders are poisonous and some are harmless. However, you can only tell from the symptoms and if you were bitten by a spider, then go to the nearest medical facility. More...