Although you may think that the Black Widow spider is the most lethal spider in the whole world, think again. It is actually not. However, it is included as one of the deadliest crawlies in the class of Arachnida. But still, you wonder what is the most dangerous spider known to mankind? Look no more! Here is a list of the top seven deadliest spiders in the world.
- Wolf Spider. This is the seventh creature on the list. Wolf spiders have brown and gray colors on their hairy body and legs. Their venom is not venomous but if you got bitten by these small but horrible arachnids, bite infection will surely kick in immediately. Most people die due to incorrect medical attention. It is important for you to know that by any chance a spider bites you, make sure you put ice on it as soon as possible. Never bind it or cover it with gauze. Immediately call a doctor or go to the hospital. This is something that an emergency kit can’t handle.
- Red Back Spider. These scarlet covered spiders are quite dangerous particularly to all children and to all senior citizens. You can only find them in Australian outdoors. They are often out during summers and can be deadly when threatened. If bitten, symptoms include uncontrollable sweating, nausea, light headed, pain on the inflicted area and sudden weakness.
- Mouse Spiders. These spiders are not fun to deal with. They can be found anywhere in the world in any kind of environment. They are very aggressive and will immediately attack you if you get too close. It will only take minutes before the venom goes through your whole nervous system, paralyzing you all the way.
- Funnel Web Spiders. Although these spiders can only be found in Australia, just thinking about getting bitten of these terrifying crawlies can frighten you through and through. Just one bite of a Funnel Web spider can be deadly. After ten to fifteen minutes, you won’t be able to breath and eventually, you will be in an unrecoverable coma.
- Brazilian Wandering Spider. Known as the Banana Spider, these Arachnids are aggressive and very venomous. They can be found not only in Brazil but also in Columbia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Bolivia, Paraguay and Costa Rica. If not treated immediately, their bite can paralyze you within five minutes.
- Black Widow. These spiders may be the most popular eight-legged creatures in the world but they are not the number one deadliest spiders. Also, they are brown in color, not black. These Widows love warm climate and are often found living in the hot desserts.
- Brown Recluse. These spiders do have a very good reason to live in solitary. Brown Recluse is the deadliest spider in the world. They are often found anywhere that is dark and hidden-mostly in boxes, under the bed, stairs, chairs and the like. One bite of these creatures can poison your system. You can feel excruciating pain on the bitten area, dizziness, nausea and weakness. If not treated, paralysis will consume your body then coma.
These are the spiders that you really need to look out for. Just remember, be very aware of their appearance, as they may look almost the same. Again, never underestimate these hairy-legged animals. Always be very careful!