With Halloween right around the corner, it couldn’t be a more appropriate time to talk about spiders. However, we aren’t talking about the fun rubber ones that you get to scare all your friends with. The spiders on this list deserve your respect. These spiders are the most dangerous Las Vegas spiders for a reason. We’ll tell you why and give you some clues to spot them.
If you notice any of these spiders in our around your home, call the one of the Las Vegas pest control companies that are experienced enough to handle dangerous pests. DO NOT try to tackle these guys on your own.
This is a spider that most people are familiar with. As the name suggests, the spider is predominantly black. You can tell it is a black widow by the trademark red hourglass on the body of the spider.
A bite from this spider is usually considered dangerous because the venom contains a neurotoxin called latrotoxin. You could be particularly concerned if the bite comes from a female black widow. The female spider has venom glands that are much larger than here male counterparts. If you are bitten, you can experience clammy skin, vomiting, difficulty breathing and unconsciousness.
The camel spider is one you may not be quite so familiar with. It is a large spider with a hairy body that can range in color from beige to a deep brown. You are most likely to see them above ground in the warmer months of the year because these spiders don’t like the cold.
Surprisingly, this spider is not venomous. However, it still makes the list because of its massive pincher-like jaws. A bite from this spider can be very ragged. The torn skin and exposed flesh make it a bite that can easily get infected. If you get bitten from this spider, you should seek the help of a medical professional to properly clean and treat the wound.
The brown recluse can be considered the most dangerous spider on this list. It is a small spider with long legs and a light to medium brown colored body. You will most likely run into this spider at night when it leaves its lair to hunt.
A bite from this spider is a reason to go to the emergency room. You can experience a wide range of symptoms including, but not limited to, itching, burning, fever, nausea, muscle aches and even necrosis.
Don’t wait to call a Las Vegas pest control company when you notice one of these bad bugs around your home. R and C Pest Control exterminators are experts in dealing with the most dangerous insects in the desert. For more information about one of the great Las Vegas pest control companies, contact 702.257.2847.