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).
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Life Cycle"
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Kerry Yurewicz, University of Michigan
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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