Caption: Housefly struggling in web of black widow (Latrodectus hesperus) spider. Black widows weave tangled webs which they use for prey capture. Females of this species have leg spans of approximately 4 cm and are distinguished by the bright red hourglass pattern on the underside of the abdomen. While probably the most feared spider, black widows are not aggressive and their bites are rarely fatal to humans.

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Keywords: animal, arachnid, arachnida, arthropod, biology, black widow, close up, fly, harmful, hourglass, house fly, housefly, invertebrate, latrodectus hesperus, macro, macroscopic, poisonous, predator, prey capture, silk, spider, tangled, venomous, web, zoology

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Housefly struggling in black widow web

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