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    Ambush Bugs

    Phymata spp. and others in subfamily Phymatinae (ambush bugs)
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    Venomous

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    Assassin Bugs

    Nearly 200 species in North America north of Mexico
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    Venomous

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    Brown Recluse (Violin Spider)

    Loxosceles reclusa
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    Venomous

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    Eastern Copperhead

    Agkistrodon contortrix
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    Venomous

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    Giant Red-Headed Centipede

    Scolopendra heros
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    Venomous

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    Giant Water Bugs

    Species in the genera Abedus, Belostoma, and Lethocerus
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    Venomous

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    Northern Cottonmouth

    Agkistrodon piscivorus
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    Venomous

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    Prairie Massasauga

    Sistrurus tergeminus tergeminus
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    Venomous

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    Endangered

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    Striped Bark Scorpion

    Centruroides vittatus
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    Venomous

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    Timber Rattlesnake

    Crotalus horridus
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    Venomous

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    Western Pygmy Rattlesnake

    Sistrurus miliarius streckeri
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    Venomous

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    Wheel Bug

    Arilus cristatus
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    Venomous