Violin spider

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Re: Violin spider

Postby yoson10 » Mon Sep 13, 2010 3:31 am

Wait is the south african violin spider the same as the american brown recluse spider? I have seen first hand bites by american brown recluse spiders and some can be quite nasty and horrible. Definitely an animal that you should avoid.
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Re: Violin spider

Postby phish » Mon Sep 13, 2010 8:24 am

yes, it is the same spider.
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Re: Violin spider

Postby BOOGY » Mon Sep 13, 2010 7:50 pm

Same family different species.
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Re: Violin spider

Postby carl winter » Mon May 12, 2014 6:22 pm

puzzled -----why call it a violin spider ?------where is the violin ? markings are not too clear on foto-
please clarify -----never heard of them till recently -----64 yr old --------KZN --------
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