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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Latrodectus hesperus - Western Black Widow

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Chelicerata - Chelicerates
Class Arachnida - Arachnids
Order Araneae - Spiders
Infraorder Araneomorphae - True Spiders
No Taxon Entelegynes
Family Theridiidae - Cobweb Spiders
Genus Latrodectus - Widow Spiders
Species hesperus - Western Black Widow

No Taxon juveniles
No Taxon Accidental Adventives