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Black Widow

Latrodectus mactans

Description:

The Black Widow is a highly feared spider native to North America. Why are they feared? They are venomous! Very venomous! Bites can be fatal if not treated in time. Another interesting thing, the females eat the males after mating! That's why they they are called Black Widows. Well that and they are black...

Habitat:

Under a fountain

Notes:

there 2 female Black Widows under the fountain. strange...

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Salley, South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Mar 23, 2013
Submitted on Mar 23, 2013

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