Redback Spider

The Life of Animals | Redback Spider | The Redback spider is a member of the genus Latrodectus spider family Theridiidae in. Close relatives Katipo Redback (Latrodectus Katipo), which is originally from New Zealand. The common name of "Redback" is derived from its distinctive red stripe on the back of your abdomen. Other common names are Jockey spider, Murra ngura spider, spiders and Kapara Kanna-Jeri. Redback woman has a round body the size of a large pea (1cm long), with long, thin legs. On the underside of the abdomen there is a "hourglass" shaped red / orange dye. Juvenile spiders have additional white markings on the abdomen. It is a tangled web, Redback, disorganized irregular silk thin but strong. The rear portion of the web forms a funnel retreat where the spider and egg sacs are found. This area has a vertical, sticky catching lines that run to ground attachments.


The Redback spider is one of only two animals to date where the man was found to actively support the woman in sexual cannibalism. In the process of mating to place on the much smaller male somersaults his abdomen over the female mouth. In 2 of the 3 cases, the female completely consumed, while the mating surface on. Men who are not eaten die of injuries shortly after mating. The victims during mating is believed to confer two advantages for men. Male bites the exoskeleton and deliver sperm into the organs, without the somersault seen in men with adult females bred. A female spider can lay eggs every 25-30 days. A single female usually is 40-300 eggs in each bag, but can lay up to 5000 eggs. Redback spiders young mothers to leave the train, which carried by the wind. The spider builds its belly in the air and produces a droplet size of silk. Liquid Silk is a fine line drawn in the time when enough time to put away the spider.

Redback spiders are now found in all but the harshest conditions in Australia and its cities. The Redback spider is usually found near human habitations. Paths are built into the rule dry, protected, such as between rocks, logs, brush, old tires, sheds, porches, children's toys or smaller garbage or trash.

Post Labels

Albatross Alligator Amphibian Anteater Antelope Ape Armadillo Aves Avocet Axolotl Baboon Badger Bandicoot Barb Bat Bear Beaver Bee Beetle Beetle Horns Binturong Bird Birds Of Paradise Bison Boar Bongo Bonobo Booby Budgerigar Buffalo Bugs Bull Butterfly Butterfly Fish Caiman Camel Capybara Caracal Cassowary Cat Caterpillar Catfish Cattle Centipede Chameleon Chamois Cheetah Chicken Chimpanzee Chinchilla Cicada Cichlid Civet Clouded Leopard Clown Fish Coati Collared Peccary Common Buzzard Cougar Cow Coyote Crab Crane Critically Endangered crocodile Crustacean Cuscus Damselfly Deer Dhole Discus Dodo Dog Dolphin Donkey Dormouse Dragon Dragonfly Duck Dugongs Eagle east Concern Eastern Rosella Echidna Eel Elephant Emu Extinct Falcon Fennec fox Ferret Fish Flamingo Flatfish Flounder Fly Fossa Fox Frog Gar Gazelle Gecko Gerbil Gerridae Gharial Gibbon Giraffe Goat Goose Gopher Gorilla Grasshopper Green Anaconda Guinea Fowl Guinea Pig Gull Guppy Hamster Hare Harp seal Hawk Hedgehog Heron Hippopotamus Horse Hummingbird Hyena Ibis Iguana Impala Insect Invertebrate Jackal Jaguar Jellyfish Jerboa Kangaroo Kestrel Kingfisher Kiwi Koala Komodo Kowari Kudu Ladybird Ladybug Larvae Lemming Lemur Leopard Liger Lion Lizard Llama Lobster Loris Lynx Macaque Magpie Mammoth Manta Ray Markhor Marsupial Mayfly Meerkat Mermaid Millipede moles Mollusca Mongoose Monkey Moorhen Moose Mosquito Moth Mule Near Threatened Newt Nightingale ntelope Nudibranch Numbat Octopus Okapi Omnivore Orangutan Oriole Ornamental Birds Ornamental Fish Ostrich Otter owl Oyster Pademelon Panda Panthera Parrot Peacock Pelican Penguins Phanter Pig Pika Pike Platypus Polar Bears Porcupine Possum Prawn Primate Puffer Fish Puffin Puma Quoll Rabbit Raccoon Rare Rat Reindeer Reptile Rhino Robin Rodent Salamander Salmon Scorpion Scorpion Fish Sea ​​horse Sea lion Seals Serval Shark Skunk Snake spider Squid Squirrel Starling Bird Stoat Stork Swan Tapir Tarantula Threatened Tiger Tortoise Toucan Turtle Vulnerable Vulture Walrus Warthog Weasel whale Wildebeest Wolf Wolverine Wombat Woodlouse Woodpecker Zebra

Blog Archive