The Brown Recluse Spider (Loxosceles reclusa) belongs to the genus Loxosceles. They are also known as fiddle-back or violin spiders. Recluse spiders are a venomous genus of spider known for their venomous necrotic (death of cells and living tissue) bite. There are over 100 species of the Recluse spider, the Brown Recluse spider being the best known of the species. Find out more!