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



A Red-back Spider web consists of tightly strung .trip wires. that run down to the ground. When an animal gets caught, the line snaps leaving the prey dangling in the air.
Red-back Spider
Red-back Spider
Red-back Spider web
Red-back Spider, B/W illustration

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