The toxin in venomous spiders can be used in making medicines for curing diseases. Spider venom are used in treating different kinds of medical conditions including lung cancer, Alzheimer’s, disease, heart fibrillation as well as severe pain.
Studies show that the geographical range where spiders can be found may be a factor in the rate of their increase and the degree of their venom potency. If you live in the United States, here are some of the most common spiders that you will encounter — some of which are poisonous.
The wolf spider can be found all over the world, especially in meadows and grasslands and in other areas where they can hunt insects as food. The size of the wolf spider (excluding its legs) ranges from 0.4 inches (10 millimeters) to 1.38 inches (35 millimeters).
The funnel web spider, one of the deadliest spiders in the world, is among the long list of spiders that can be found in Australia. Here are the most common spiders in Australia (with photos) and what you need to know about them.