Venomous Spiders in Sarasota Florida

Venomous Spiders in Sarasota Florida Every day we field calls from Sarasota residents who are scared of venomous spiders. Have no fear, Johnny Bugs is here! Research shows that only a couple species of Florida Spiders have fangs long enough to give spider bites. Spiders are important and beneficial insects that suppress flying insects. True spider bites do not get inflamed or red. The bite will be flat, cool to the touch, and blueish in color. Brown Recluse Spiders The brown recluse is a spider with toxic venom that causes severe necrosis (skin melting). This spider is not an established pest in the Sarasota… Read More »