10 Dangerous Summer Bugs – Venomous Spiders and Biting Insects
Brown Recluse Spiders
The other spider species you should learn to identify: the brown recluse. Most common in the Midwest and South, these arachnids have dark violin-shaped markings behind their heads. The venom can destroy skin tissue, so keep an eye out in log, rock, or leaf piles as well as dark closets, attics, and shoes, the CDC says.