Once the female produces her egg sacs she guards them until the spiderlings hatch. Once the spiderlings have hatched they leave the web (Milne, 1990).
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Matthew McCorkle, University of Michigan
McCorkle, M. 2002. "Latrodectus mactans" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Latrodectus_mactans.html
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