Brown Recluse Spider

The taxonomy of the brown recluse spider.

The Taxonomy tree of a brown recluse (also known as a hobo spider).

Kingdom- Animalia

Phylum- Arthropoda

Class- Arachnida

Order- Araneae

Family- Sicariidae

Genus- Loxosceles

Species- Loxosceles reclusa

One of the most dangerous spiders?

Yes, the brown recluse is the most dangerous spider known so far. many people fear it cause if its bite, which is very painful and deadly.


Reported cases of brown recluse bites occur primarily inArkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska,Oklahoma, and Texas. There have been many reports of brown recluse bites in California—though a few related species may be found there, none of these are known to bite humans.