We all are afraid of spiders at least to a certain extent and because of this it is obvious that we try to find out which type of spider is poisonous and which type of spider is not poisonous so that we can keep away from the poisonous ones.
There are many different types of spiders which are in our surroundings but not all of them can be fatal but they can at least induce some form of pain or discomfort depending on the type of the spider.
Many of the spiders are actually on the list of the most poisonous creatures and therefore it comes as no surprise that people are worried about the spider and the bite of the spiders.
One of the type of spiders which worries people the most is known as the banana spider. Most of the people are terrified because this type of spider is actually on the list of the most venomous creature.
If you speak with most of the people about the spiders, they would certainly have a question as to are banana spiders poisonous?
Are banana spiders poisonous?
The answer to this is the type of banana spiders which you are speaking about. Banana spider is actually a type of specie and not a single spider and therefore it is important that you look into the type of banana spiders and after that you would be able to take a call whether the banana spiders are poisonous or not.
If you look into the type of banana spiders, you would realise that one of the type of banana spiders is known as the Brazilian wandering spider. This is the specific spider which is featured on the most poisonous creatures list. This type of banana spider is certainly poisonous.
If you look at the behaviour of the Brazilian wandering spider then you can find out easily that it can turn aggressive and it is not scared of size that is it is not afraid of biting people which are actually many times the size of the Brazilian wandering spider.
Even at the slightest hint of threat, this type of spider bites. If you look in to the statistics, only 33% of the bites of this spider actually contain venom which is endangering for your life. Irrespective of this, if you have been bitten by the Brazilian wandering spider, then it might be time to think about proper treatment because the bite of Brazilian rendering spider should not be taken lightly.
If you look at the bite of the spider it emits neurotoxin in the venom, the neurotoxin which is present in the venom of the Brazilian wandering spider is present in high quantity and therefore the bite is the most painful as compared to the bites of the other spiders. There have been conflicting studies whether the bite can prove to be fatal or not but it can certainly have disastrous impact on your body and therefore it is important to go for the antivenom treatment as soon as possible.
Whenever you see a spider in banana, it is always a good idea to move away from it to avoid provoking it.
If you look at the other type of Brazilian wandering spider that is the golden silk orb-weaver or the Argiope appensa, then these are not poisonous species but if you see the spiders in the banana then it might be a good idea to move away instead of trying to detect which type of banana spider it is.
In fact, if you look at the different type of spiders, you would find out that they are at least poisonous to some extent but since our body is able to fight the poison in lesser quantities they are not fatal. That is why, it is important that you keep away from the spiders as far as possible. In most of the cases when you’re speaking about the Brazilian wandering spider, as we mentioned above the quantity of the poison is so high that our body may not be able to fight it naturally and that is why, the antivenom injection is needed.
As the name suggests, this type of spider is usually hidden within the bananas. Therefore, this type of spider is actually spreading into other countries due to the import of the fruit.
Some of the lesser type of poisonous spiders, are consumed by some of the cultures over the world and this is because the poison and the quantity of poison which is contained in those spiders is not fatal or lethal for human beings.
If you look into the banana spiders, most of the poison departments of the hospitals are actually carrying the antivenom of the banana spiders because if you are bitten by the Brazilian wandering spider, then you have very little time to inject the antivenom before the effect of the poison starts taking over your body. That is why, when you’re speaking about the Brazilian wandering spider it is better to stay away from it because it is provoked even by the slightest of the moments and does not hesitate to bite its victim.
Generally speaking, the Brazilian wandering spider can bite multiple number of times in a very short duration of time and therefore it is important that you stay away from this type of spider.
Even though some of the type of banana spiders are not poisonous, but they can at least have some undesirable effects on your body and therefore it is better to stay away instead of trying to detect which type of banana spider it is.
So, the truth is that at least one type of banana spider that is the Brazilian wandering spider is poisonous and therefore it is better to stay away from all the type of banana spiders so that you are not susceptible to the venom which is injected into the body of the victim, by the Brazilian wandering spider. Antivenom is present but still it takes some period of time to recover from the side effects of the venom.