Potentially Dangerous Spiders, 1997

(1997) Potentially Dangerous Spiders, 1997. Iowa State University Extension


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Most people are aware that spiders are very beneficial because they eat insects, still there is much confusion and unwarranted fear of the potential harm spiders might do to people. Spiders rank just behind bees and wasps as the most feared arthropod. It is common for any unexplained skin irritation to be called a "spider bite." This publication talks about potentially dangerous spiders

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: spiders
Subjects: Natural resources and environment
Natural resources and environment > Ecology > Insects
ID Code: 47991
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 23 Feb 2024 21:58
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2024 21:58
URI: https://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/47991