black widow spider


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black widow spider

poisonous spider; consumes her mate after mating. [Zoology: NCE, 308]
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MORE TOXIC THAN RATTLESNAKE: n Name: Black widow spider.
Out there, visitors are warned on arrival about the presence of black widow spiders and their distinguishing feature is a red hour-glass like feature on their underside.
Vierra continues his work with black widow spiders and synthetic silk production.
A SECOND poisonous black widow spider has been found in a bunch of grapes at a Southport supermarket.
There are six species in North America that can be harmful to people, including the brown recluse and black widow spider.
You might encounter a venomous Black Widow Spider the next time you visit your mailbox.
The notorious black widow spider - along with a sack of its eggs - was found in a hosepipe by a removal firm's worker, who was helping Mike and Trish Newman to unpack at their new Powys home.
A DRIVER was horrified when he spotted a deadly Black Widow spider in his new car.
A LORRY driver found a black widow spider in the engine of a classic car he had imported from America.
It native to the Middle East and is 30 times more deadly than the black widow spider.
A MOTHER from Merseyside found a deadly black widow spider in a bunch of grapes she bought from a supermarket.
The former Boy Scout knew a black widow spider when he saw one.