10 spiders, which really should be afraidPictolic
Studies show that approximately 5% of the population suffers from arachnophobia – fear of spiders. Usually the objective reasons for the no fear because of the 40 thousands species of spiders, only a very small part is a threat to humans and the majority of them lives in the tropics and deserts.
But this does not mean that this minority does not need to know. Being in an unfamiliar area, you should have a good understanding of what animals you can encounter and act accordingly. Therefore, whether you will be able to detect poisonous spider that can be a matter of life and death. To make your task easier, we have compiled a guide which includes the most venomous spiders in the world.
The question of how dangerous this spider for man, still remains open. There are many alleged cases of spider attack and the tramp whose bites cause tissue necrosis, but do not pose a threat to life.
However, they are extremely aggressive. An interesting fact is that this species recently moved to the territory of North America. Had lived all over Europe, but apparently could not compete with larger spiders.
In Russia known as the phalanx. They look like they came out of the nightmare of arachnophobia and behave appropriately.
Camel spiders are unpredictable, able to accelerate up to 16 km/h, and their bite is extremely painful. Fortunately, they are not poisonous. Are found in all arid areas, but for some reason is not common in Australia.
Spider, barely the size smaller than 10 mm, their venom causes extensive tissue necrosis at the bite location.
This is not fatal, but extremely painful. Golden spider lives in the European countries, Australia and Canada. Some experts believe that the spiders of this species are responsible for more bites than any other spiders.
Tarantulas – huge hairy spiders of the family of wolf-spider.
According to legend, these spiders are named after the dance that is to be cleansed of the poison, had to dance bitten by them. The bite of most tarantulas are not stronger than a bee sting, but the sting ornamental tarantula is very painful and the venom causes severe swelling. It is found in South-East Asia.
About 12 species of mouse spiders lives in Australia. Armed with a huge poisonous fangs of the chelicerae, looking quite menacing, these spiders are not as dangerous as they seem.
Their venom is dangerous to humans, but the mouse-spiders are not aggressive, and often biting their prey, doing a "dry" bite the poison.
Who lives in the deserts of Africa and has eight legs and six eyes? Right, seemigly sand spider. Their venom is a powerful particular, can kill a rabbit in just five hours.
This spider is undoubtedly dangerous to humans, but fortunately, he lives far away from any human habitation. There were only two cases of sand attack spider-man. Unfortunately, both with fatal outcome.
One of the most famous species of spiders on the planet. Before the invention of the antidote, most attacks black widows, people were fatal.
Latrotoxin allocated by the spider, causing blood poisoning. The victim suffers from bouts of vomiting and cramps in every muscle. Occurs in North America and Australia.
Recluse spider has gained notoriety after the Network has a huge number of photographs with the consequences of his bites.
Its poison penetrates into the blood, causing gangrene eschar at the bite site, nausea and fever. In rare cases leads to death. Brown recluse spider is actually not aggressive and attack humans, only defend their territory. Occurs in North America.
Sydney spiders are real giants among the other spiders in the world. At the time, like most arachnids avoids people, funnel web, aggressive and always ready to fight.
His sharp chelicerae can penetrate even leather shoes or nail and give you a decent dose of poison. Powerful neurotoxin causes muscle spasms, confusion and swelling in the brain. Fortunately, after the invention of the antidote in 1981, no deaths recorded.
In the Guinness Book of records this species is recorded as the most poisonous spiders in the world. The venom of the wandering spider is a powerful neurotoxin, is 20 times more dangerous the venom of the black widow.
Once in the blood, causes paralysis of the respiratory system and leads to a painful death from suffocation. It lives in South and Central America.