Wandering Brazilian Spider


Wandering Brazilian Spider:

Scientific name: Phoneutria 

Leg span : 5.1-5.9 inches
Commonly found : Brazil, South America

Brazilian Spider facts

"Brazilian spider" is also known as Banana, they are a genus of aggressive and venomous spiders that wander the jungle floor at night
They tend to hide in dark and moist places including in banana plants
Its venom is a neurotoxin which causes breathing difficulty and eventually death within only a few moments
In 2010 the Wandering Brazilian spider appeared in the Guinness World Records as the world's most venomous and deadliest spider
  • submit to reddit