Loxosceles family spider bite and L. reclusus is the most notorious member of the genus with cytotoxic and hemolytic venom.
Causes necrotic skin wounds.
The size of a quarter and of several shades of brown with a dark area on the cephalothorax resembling a violin (fiddleback spider).
Reclusive, pref2242ing dark habitats.
Endemic in southeastern Nebraska through Texas, east Georgia and southern Ohio.