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Latrodectus

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Latrodectus mactans with egg case

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New Latin, from Latin latro (brigand) + Ancient Greek δήκτης (dḗktēs, biter)).

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Latrodectus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Theridiidae – the widow spiders and button spiders.

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