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Brown Recluse Spider vs Hobo SpiderSee Who Wins

Brown Recluse Spider vs Hobo Spider - Animal Matchup

Welcome to this enthralling showdown between a Brown Recluse Spider and a Hobo Spider! These two formidable arachnids will be facing off in a 3-round battle, and we'll be bringing you all the action live. Without further ado, let's dive into the first round!

The Brown Recluse Spider, also known as the violin spider, is a venomous spider found in the United States. They are typically brown in color and have a distinctive violin-shaped marking on their back. Brown Recluse Spiders are known for their reclusive behavior and tend to hide in dark, quiet places such as closets, attics, and basements. Their venom can cause necrosis, or tissue death, in humans and can be potentially fatal if left untreated.

Fun Fact: Brown Recluse Spiders are able to survive for up to six months without food or water, making them incredibly resilient creatures.

Contender 2: Hobo Spider

The Hobo Spider, also known as the aggressive house spider, is a venomous spider found in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. They have a brownish color and a distinct pattern on their abdomen. They are known for their funnel-shaped webs and their aggressive behavior when threatened. Their venom can cause necrosis, but they are not considered a major threat to humans.

Fun Fact: The Hobo Spider is often mistaken for the Brown Recluse spider, but they are not found in the same geographic region and have different venom.

Matchup Stats

Brown Recluse SpiderHobo Spider
Size0.25-0.75 inches (0.6-1.9 cm)0.5-1.2 inches (1.3-3 cm)
Weight0.0003-0.0005 ounces (0.008-0.014 grams)0.01-0.03 ounces (0.3-0.8 grams)
SpeedSpeed: 0.62 mph (1 km/hr)Speed: 0.03 mph (0.05 km/hr)
Key StrengthVenomous biteAggressive behavior when threatened
Biggest WeaknessReclusive behaviorVulnerable to predators
Fun Fact: Despite their venomous bite, Brown Recluse Spiders are actually beneficial to have around as they prey on other insects such as cockroaches and crickets, helping to control their populations.
Fun Fact: The Hobo Spider was introduced to the United States from Europe in the 1930s and has since become established in the Pacific Northwest.
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Scientific Stats

Brown Recluse SpiderHobo Spider
Scientific NameLoxosceles reclusaTegenaria agrestis
FamilySicariidaeAgelenidae
HabitatDark, quiet places such as closets, attics, and basementsIndoors and outdoors, prefers dry areas
GeographyUnited StatesPacific Northwest region of North America
DietInsects such as cockroaches and cricketsInsects and other spiders
Lifespan1 year - 2 years1 year - 2 years

Key Differences between Brown Recluse Spider and Hobo Spider

Brown recluse spiders are smaller with a distinct violin-shaped marking on their cephalothorax, while hobo spiders have longer and thicker leg hair, uniform brown coloration, and eight eyes arranged in two rows of four. Brown recluse spiders prefer warm, dry environments, while hobo spiders prefer cooler, moister environments.
  1. Habitat: Brown Recluse Spiders are typically found in warm, dry environments such as attics, basements, and closets. Hobo Spiders prefer cooler, moister environments such as crawl spaces and damp basements.
  2. Eye arrangement: Brown Recluse Spiders have six eyes arranged in pairs, while Hobo Spiders have eight eyes arranged in two rows of four.
  3. Leg hair: Hobo Spiders have longer and thicker hair on their legs compared to Brown Recluse Spiders, which have shorter and finer hair.
  4. Size: Brown Recluse Spiders are typically smaller than Hobo Spiders, with a body length of about 0.5 inches compared to the Hobo Spider's body length of up to 1 inch.
  5. Coloration: Brown Recluse Spiders have a distinct violin-shaped marking on their cephalothorax, which is a darker brown color than the rest of their body. Hobo Spiders have a more uniform brown coloration without any distinct markings.