The 10 Most Dangerous Spiders in the World

 Meet the notorious "banana spider" – its bite packs extreme pain and potential paralysis.

Brazilian Wandering Spider

 From Down Under, these spiders wield venom that can trigger muscle spasms and even threaten lives.

Sydney Funnel-Web Spider

Australia's redback spider delivers severe pain and sweating, but there's a lifeline – antivenom.

Redback Spider

Worldwide, black widows cause muscle pain and cramps – a rare fatality but a serious bite.

Black Widow Spider

Lesser but still painful, brown widows require medical attention for their bites.

Brown Widow Spider

 African native's bite can lead to tissue necrosis, a slow-healing wound.

Six-eyed Sand Spider

Infamous for skin lesions, recluse spiders occasionally turn a bite into a serious concern.

Recluse Spiders

 Found in Australia, mouse spiders can cause muscle pain and vomiting – antivenom helps.

Mouse Spider

This Indian giant delivers painful venomous bites – beware!

Indian Ornamental Tarantula

In Australia, funnel web tarantulas pose a potential lethal threat with painful bites.

Funnel Web Tarantula