Physical Characteristics of Black Widows in Las Vegas
- Females are black with red spots or a red hourglass shape on the abdomen
- Males, measuring half the size of females, appear brown or gray with a yellow or white marking
- Vision is poor and the spider relies on vibrations from their web to navigate
Las Vegas Black Widow Behavior
- Spins a network of tangled silk to capture prey and lay eggs
- Females kill their male counterparts after mating
- Poisonous, yet not aggressive
Black Widow Food Sources in Las Vegas
- Insects, woodlice and sometimes other spiders
- Females will eat their young as they are developing
Black Widow Life Cycle
- Females in Las Vegas lay hundreds of eggs at a time, of which, a small number actually survive
- Black widows live up to 3 years
Related Black Widow Information and Warnings
- A Las Vegas black widow’s venom can be up to 15x stronger than a rattlesnake. However, only a small number of fatalities are reported from their bites
- Young children, the elderly and small animals are more susceptible to black widow venom and should seek medical attention immediately following a bite
Call Fischer’s Pest Control today at 702-815-7894 if you find black widows on your property. Our pest control professionals will quickly exterminate your black widow infestation.
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