There has been a story circulating around Facebook and other social media about a tiny spider that lurks under toilet seats with a deadly bite.

An article from Snopes.com has some pretty good evidence that this is completely untrue. It looks like it’s just the black widows and brown recluses after all.. And fortunately neither of those spiders is as dangerous as the one in this fictitious story.

Here is some more info from Snopes.com:

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Article via: http://www.snopes.com/horrors/insects/telamonia.asp

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