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Cold and drought drive Black Widows and other arachnids indoors. If you’re in spider country, keep alert while unpacking.  #RePin by AT Social Media Marketing - Pinterest Marketing Specialists ATSocialMedia.co.uk

Cold and drought drive Black Widows and other arachnids indoors. If you’re in spider country, keep alert while unpacking. #RePin by AT Social Media Marketing - Pinterest Marketing Specialists ATSocialMedia.co.uk

The redback spider (Latrodectus hasseltii) is a dangerous spider endemic to Australia. It is a member of the genus Latrodectus, the widow spiders, which are found throughout the world. The female is easily recognisable by her black body with a prominent red stripe on the upper side (i.e. the back) of her abdomen.

The redback spider (Latrodectus hasseltii) is a dangerous spider endemic to Australia. It is a member of the genus Latrodectus, the widow spiders, which are found throughout the world. The female is easily recognisable by her black body with a prominent red stripe on the upper side (i.e. the back) of her abdomen.

Australia's famous Red Back Spider, immortalised in Slim Dusty's song "Red Back on the toilet Seat".

Australia's famous Red Back Spider, immortalised in Slim Dusty's song "Red Back on the toilet Seat".

REDBACK SPIDER Generally found in Australia, these spiders carry lethal neurotoxins which can cause serious harm to a human body and may kill a person if there is no anti-venom available for treatment. Most bites occur during summers and are inflicted by the female redbacks as they are more toxic, larger in size and survive four times longer than a male redback.

REDBACK SPIDER Generally found in Australia, these spiders carry lethal neurotoxins which can cause serious harm to a human body and may kill a person if there is no anti-venom available for treatment. Most bites occur during summers and are inflicted by the female redbacks as they are more toxic, larger in size and survive four times longer than a male redback.

The redback spider (Latrodectus hasseltii), also known as the jockey spider, is a species of venomous spider indigenous to Australia. It is a member of the cosmopolitan genus Latrodectus, the widow spiders. The adult female is easily recognised by her black body with a prominent red stripe on the upper side of her abdomen. Females have a body length of about 10 millimetres (0.4 in), while the male is much smaller, being only 3–4 mm (0.12–0.16 in) long. Adult female.

The redback spider (Latrodectus hasseltii), also known as the jockey spider, is a species of venomous spider indigenous to Australia. It is a member of the cosmopolitan genus Latrodectus, the widow spiders. The adult female is easily recognised by her black body with a prominent red stripe on the upper side of her abdomen. Females have a body length of about 10 millimetres (0.4 in), while the male is much smaller, being only 3–4 mm (0.12–0.16 in) long. Adult female.

Redbacks are considered one of the most dangerous species of spider in Australia.[2] The redback spider has a neurotoxic venom that is toxic to humans with bites causing severe pain, often for over 24 hours. An antivenom is commercially available, and since its introduction in 1956 there have been no deaths due to Redback bites.

Redbacks are considered one of the most dangerous species of spider in Australia.[2] The redback spider has a neurotoxic venom that is toxic to humans with bites causing severe pain, often for over 24 hours. An antivenom is commercially available, and since its introduction in 1956 there have been no deaths due to Redback bites.

Redback Spider Killing Skink Slow Painful Death Week 6 Timelapse (Very Graphic Video) - YouTube

Redback Spider Killing Skink Slow Painful Death Week 6 Timelapse (Very Graphic Video) - YouTube

Sydney funnel-web spider  Australia is well known for its creepy-crawlies and in particular its spiders. All the bugs here are bigger, quicker and nastier than most other places on earth. Heading up the list though is the Sydney funnel web spider. Whilst the funnel web is actually responsible for less bites than the notorious redback spider, the funnel web wins out with its stronger venom which it is much more capable of delivering. But it is the Sydney funnel web’s well earned reputation of…

Sydney funnel-web spider Australia is well known for its creepy-crawlies and in particular its spiders. All the bugs here are bigger, quicker and nastier than most other places on earth. Heading up the list though is the Sydney funnel web spider. Whilst the funnel web is actually responsible for less bites than the notorious redback spider, the funnel web wins out with its stronger venom which it is much more capable of delivering. But it is the Sydney funnel web’s well earned reputation of…

Goth:  #Spider ~ Australian Spiders, Venomous Redback Spider, Poisonous Funnel Web.

Goth: #Spider ~ Australian Spiders, Venomous Redback Spider, Poisonous Funnel Web.

SYDNEY, NSW - JANUARY 23:  A Redback Spider is pictured at the Australian Reptile Park January 23, 2006 in Sydney, Australia. The Redback, probably Australia's best-known deadly spider is found all over Australia and is a close relative of the Black Widow Spider from the U.S. Only the female Redback is considered dangerous, with their venom containing neurotoxins, which works very slowly. Fatalities, even from untreated bites, are rare. Australia is home to some of the most deadly and…

SYDNEY, NSW - JANUARY 23: A Redback Spider is pictured at the Australian Reptile Park January 23, 2006 in Sydney, Australia. The Redback, probably Australia's best-known deadly spider is found all over Australia and is a close relative of the Black Widow Spider from the U.S. Only the female Redback is considered dangerous, with their venom containing neurotoxins, which works very slowly. Fatalities, even from untreated bites, are rare. Australia is home to some of the most deadly and…

REDBACK SPIDER: This is a member of the deadly widow family of spiders, as in Black Widow, but the Australian version. The female is easily recognisable by her black body with a prominent red stripe on the upper side of her abdomen. Females have a body length of about a centimetre while the male is smaller, being only 3 to 4 millimetres long. Like its Black cousin, the Redback spider is one of few arachnids which display sexual cannibalism while mating.

REDBACK SPIDER: This is a member of the deadly widow family of spiders, as in Black Widow, but the Australian version. The female is easily recognisable by her black body with a prominent red stripe on the upper side of her abdomen. Females have a body length of about a centimetre while the male is smaller, being only 3 to 4 millimetres long. Like its Black cousin, the Redback spider is one of few arachnids which display sexual cannibalism while mating.

Redback spider vs Brown snake

Redback spider vs Brown snake

Redback spider/ Female. Don't mess With these.

Redback spider/ Female. Don't mess With these.

12. Redback Spider This scary spider can be found in Australia and has recently been recorded to kill a snake.

12. Redback Spider This scary spider can be found in Australia and has recently been recorded to kill a snake.

Australian Redback Spider Hand Made Moriage Creamer Jug & Plate | Art | Gumtree Australia Brisbane North East - Chermside West | 1140534598

Australian Redback Spider Hand Made Moriage Creamer Jug & Plate | Art | Gumtree Australia Brisbane North East - Chermside West | 1140534598