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Red-back Spider  
  Latrodectus hasseltii
  Family: Theridiidae  ID: Thorell, 1870
 



Immortalised in song for its relationship with outdoor toilets, the Red-back Spider is one of Australia.s most venomous spiders. No one, however, has died of a Red-back Spider bite since the antivenene was developed in 1957.
Red-back Spider
Red-back Spider
Red-back Spider web
Red-back Spider, B/W illustration

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