Economic Importance for Humans: Negative
Mexican red-knee tarantulas are generally docile and do not harm humans. However, when threatened, they can shoot their urticating hairs for defense, which can cause irritation. Their bite, while venomous, is not fatal and can cause pain equivalent to a bee or wasp sting. Some individuals are allergic to spider venom and have more severe reactions.
Negative Impacts: injures humans (bites or stings, venomous )