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Male Black Widow
Theridiidae
Latrodectus mactans
Type: Arachnid

Effect: Neutral
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Theridiidae
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Araneoidea
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Entelegynae
Genital Plate
Araneoclada
Araneomorphae
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Theridiidae Family
Latrodectus Genus


Location / Where this Creature is found:

They like dry undisturbed areas.

General information about Male Black Widow :

Males almost never bite humans.

Males that escape being consumed by the females can go on to fertilize other females. It is a widely held misconception that females eat males after every mating.

The markings of Black Widows change constantly and dramatically before they develop into adults. Both the males and females are born light brown. As they grow their markings change from spots to swirls to lines to crosses etc.

It is difficult to identify black widows until they mature.
This pest causes problems by:
They bite and it can really ruin your day. (Male black widows rarely bite)
How to get rid of it:





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Male Black Widow
Male Black Widow - September 18, 2009



Male Black Widow
Male Black Widow - September 18, 2009



Male Black Widow
Male Black Widow - September 18, 2009



Male Black Widow
Male Black Widow - September 18, 2009



Male Black Widow
Male Black Widow - September 18, 2009



Male Black Widow
Male Black Widow - September 18, 2009



Male Black Widow
Male Black Widow - September 18, 2009



Male Black Widow
Male Black Widow - September 18, 2009



Male Black Widow
Male Black Widow - September 13, 2009



Male Black Widow
Male Black Widow - September 13, 2009



Male Black Widow
Male Black Widow - September 13, 2009



Male Black Widow
Male Black Widow - September 13, 2009



Male Black Widow
Male Black Widow - September 13, 2009



Male Black Widow
Male Black Widow - September 13, 2009



Male Black Widow
Male Black Widow - September 13, 2009

Comment: Male Black Widow

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MrFlores
MrFlores
April 03, 2010
Males don't look much like the females... do they?

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