• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Aegean, Lesvou, Limnos isl., Katalakko
  • Photo taken by:
    Simaiakis, St.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Black Widow
Spiders
Arachnids
Animals
Arthropods
Phrygana diorama

Photo of a Black widow, Latrodectus tredecimguttatus. Black widows are of medical importance as their bite may be lethal to humans under certain circumstances. This is due to a highly toxic cocktail composed mainly of α-latrotoxin and ejected by its small fangs.