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Adolescent Black Widow
Theridiidae
Latrodectus mactans
Type: Arachnid

Effect: Neutral
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Theridiidae
Tangle web
Araneoidea
8-Eyed
Entelegynae
Genital Plate
Araneoclada
Araneomorphae
Araneae
Spiders
Arachnida
Arachnida
Arachnids
Chelicerata
Arthropoda
Jointed Feet
Ecdysozoa
Molting
Protostomia
Mouth First
Bilateria
Two-Way Symmetry
Eumetazoa
True Higher Animals
Animalia
Animals
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


Theridiidae Family
Latrodectus Genus


Location / Where this Creature is found:

Utah

Description

At this stage in the Black Widow's life it looks almost like an Argiope. It has many interesting designs, including stripes and swirls, which fade from a light yellow, slowly filling into black.

General information about Adolescent Black Widow :

Sexual cannibal

The tensile strength of spider silk is comparable to that of steel wire of the same thickness. However, as the density of steel is about six times that of silk, silk is correspondingly stronger than steel wire of the same weight.



Adolescent Black Widow




Adolescent Black Widow




Adolescent Black Widow




Adolescent Black Widow




Adolescent Black Widow




Adolescent Black Widow




Adolescent Black Widow




Adolescent Black Widow




Adolescent Black Widow




Adolescent Black Widow




Adolescent Black Widow




Adolescent Black Widow


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