BLACK WIDOW SPIDER (L. hesperus) - ©NTI for the Daily Mail Not uncommon in our neighborhood, but still surprised to find THREE of them decided to make a nest under my dish drainer this week - EEEEEEEK! Sadly, the click through is to an article from 2008, reporting their expansion into the U.K. Black Widow spiders inhabit most of the warmer regions of the world to a latitude of about 45 degrees N. and S. They occur throughout all four deserts of the American Southwest. Th Spiders Latrodectus, Bugs, Color Black, Black Widow Spider Tattoo, Black Widow Spiders, Regions, Insects, Fuzzy Spiders, Animal
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The dark queen of the macro world. The ruthless weaver of silken skies. The weak fear her for her precision. Eight swords move coherently to allow her to strike without warning. Two hollow daggers that she holds in her mouth allows a quick kill of her prey. In most she inflicts dread and nightmares but in me, she embodies all that is real in darkness. She, my bride in Sheol, is the spider.
Spiders.....we have a bunch of these beauties in our yard. I love having them around the house. They are wonderful, lovely and keep our yard bug free, but hitting one of thier thick webs while mowing the lawn turns me into an instant ninja! :) ~K