by: Cassie Peterson
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Normal habitat: Biome type
Terrestrail enviroment. They like to stay in temperate and tropical zones
Throughout the United states,Canada, Mexico, The West Indies, and South America
Body shape and description
Female has red hourglass on her back. 8 to 10 mm long
male has 4 pairs of red and white stripes. 3-4 mm long
It is shiny, coal black in color.
Black widows are carnivores. They usually spin webs for insects and flies to fly into them and then they wrap them in webs so they won't ecsape and then they eat them.
They begin in the egg stage, They are born in the spring and are called spiderling , They grow into adults during spring and summer. They are usually mature by mid to late summer.