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    Brown Recluse (Violin Spider)

    Loxosceles reclusa
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    Venomous

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    Daddy Longlegs (Harvestmen)

    About 6,500 species have been named so far, worldwide.
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    Furrow Orbweavers

    Larinioides spp.
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    Ground Crab Spiders

    Xysticus spp.
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    Nursery Web Spiders

    Pisaurina spp.
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    Spined Micrathena

    Micrathena gracilis
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    Spotted Orbweavers

    Neoscona spp.
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    Tan Jumping Spider

    Platycriptus undatus
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    Ticks

    Three common Missouri species.
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    Trashline Orbweavers

    Cyclosa conica and C. turbinata
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    Wolf Spiders

    Numerous species and genera in our state.

See Also

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Yellow-Collared Scape Moth

Cisseps fulvicollis
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Plume Moths

Nearly 150 species in North America north of Mexico