Redback spider (Latrodectus hasselti)

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Redback spider fact file

Redback spider description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderAraneae
FamilyTheridiidae
GenusLatrodectus (1)

Information on the redback spider is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Redback spider status

This species has yet to be assessed by the IUCN.

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Authentication

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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References

  1. UNEP-WCMC (March, 2010)
    http://www.unep-wcmc.org
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Close up of female redback spider  
Close up of female redback spider

© Jurgen Otto

Jurgen Otto
jurgenotto@optusnet.com.au

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