Gallery description : picture of a black widow spider bite

Black Widow Spider (latrodectus) usually has a size 1.3cm - 3.8cm (0.5in - 1.5in). Black Widow Spider usually lives in urban, temperate forest and woodland. It has a shell skin type. The preferred food type is carnivore.

Facts about black widow spiders
NameBlack Widow Spider
OrderAraneae
PredatorsWasp, birds, small mammals
Size1.3cm - 3.8cm (0.5in - 1.5in)
Skin TypeShell
Average Litter Size250
ColourBrown, black, red, yellow
DietCarnivore
Conservation StatusLeast concern
FamilyTheridiidae
HabitatUrban, temperate forest and woodland
Distinctive FeaturesSharp fangs and shiny black and red body
Scientific NameLatrodectus
Main PreyInsects, woodlice, beetles
GenusLatrodectus
ClassArachnida
PhylumArthropoda
Number of Species3
KingdomAnimalia
Common NameBlack widow spider
Image Details
Description Picture of a black widow spider bite. Image search: Black Widow Spider Bite Pictures
Width 5331 pixels
Heigh 3594 pixels
File type JPG
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