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Black Widow Spider

Latrodectus mactans (Fabricius 1775)

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Latrodectus mactans (Black Widow Spider) is a species of spiders in the family tangle web spiders. They are native to The Neotropics and The Nearctic. They are solitary, nocturnal carnivores. They have parental care (female provides care).

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Black widow spider. View this species on GBIF