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First Documented Brown Recluse in WV Found

Although “a very significant scientific find,” it doesn’t mean brown recluses are infesting the state, says a research assistant at WVU’s entomology department.

| December 2, 2010

Morgantown, W.V. — A Morgantown theater has yielded a remarkable discovery for researchers.

Dina Colada was sweeping-up last week in a downtown Morgantown theater when she noticed a spider moving on the floor.

She captured it in a cup and sent it to a research assistant in the entomology department at West Virginia University.

It turns out this was no ordinary spider. It’s a brown recluse, which is normally found in warmer climates.

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