black widow spider facts


black widow spider facts:

"Black widow spider"

black widow spider facts

Scientific Name: Latrodectus

Leg Span : 1.0-1.5 inch

Commonly Found: Globally Except Antarctica

black widow spider bite

It is a genus of spider that contains 31 recognized species and is distributed globally including the Australia ,North America and Africa . The name "Widow Spider " is derived from its mating behavior in which the female eats the male after mating .
Their bites are known to induce sweating , chills, severe pain, vomiting and its venom is said to be 15 times more potent than that of a rattlesnake's

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