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

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Facts about black widow spiders
NameBlack Widow Spider
Skin TypeShell
ClassArachnida
Distinctive FeaturesSharp fangs and shiny black and red body
GenusLatrodectus
OrderAraneae
HabitatUrban, temperate forest and woodland
FamilyTheridiidae
Size1.3cm - 3.8cm (0.5in - 1.5in)
Scientific NameLatrodectus
Number of Species3
DietCarnivore
PredatorsWasp, birds, small mammals
KingdomAnimalia
Average Litter Size250
Common NameBlack widow spider
Conservation StatusLeast concern
PhylumArthropoda
ColourBrown, black, red, yellow
Main PreyInsects, woodlice, beetles
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