Gallery description : picture of a black widow bite

Black Widow Spider lives in urban, temperate forest and woodland. It has a shell skin type. The diet is carnivore. Black Widow Spider which scientific name is latrodectus usually grows 1.3cm - 3.8cm (0.5in - 1.5in).

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Facts about black widow spiders
NameBlack Widow Spider
Number of Species3
ColourBrown, black, red, yellow
Scientific NameLatrodectus
Skin TypeShell
HabitatUrban, temperate forest and woodland
Main PreyInsects, woodlice, beetles
Distinctive FeaturesSharp fangs and shiny black and red body
PredatorsWasp, birds, small mammals
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Common NameBlack widow spider
Average Litter Size250
Size1.3cm - 3.8cm (0.5in - 1.5in)
Image Details
Description Picture of a black widow bite. The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: Fiddleback Spider Bites - Day 1
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Heigh 871 pixels
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