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Latrodectus  Walckenaer, 1805
Taxonomic Serial No.: 848644

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): widow spiders [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumChelicerata  – cheliceriformes, quelicerado, queliceriforme  
                   ClassArachnida  – arachnids, aracnídeo, araignées, arácnidos  
                      OrderAraneae  – spiders, aranhas, araignées, arañas  
                         FamilyTheridiidae Sundevall, 1833 – cobweb weavers  
                            GenusLatrodectus Walckenaer, 1805 – widow spiders  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Latrodectus antheratus (Badcock, 1932)  
                               Species Latrodectus apicalis Butler, 1877  
                               Species Latrodectus bishopi Kaston, 1938 – red widow 
                               Species Latrodectus cinctus Blackwall, 1865  
                               Species Latrodectus corallinus Abalos, 1980  
                               Species Latrodectus curacaviensis (Müller, 1776)  
                               Species Latrodectus dahli Levi, 1959  
                               Species Latrodectus diaguita Carcavallo, 1960  
                               Species Latrodectus elegans Thorell, 1898  
                               Species Latrodectus erythromelas Schmidt & Klaas, 1991  
                               Species Latrodectus geometricus C. L. Koch, 1841 – brown widow 
                               Species Latrodectus hasselti Thorell, 1870  
                               Species Latrodectus hesperus Chamberlin & Ivie, 1935 – western black widow 
                               Species Latrodectus hystrix Simon, 1890  
                               Species Latrodectus indistinctus O. P.-Cambridge, 1904  
                               Species Latrodectus karrooensis Smithers, 1944  
                               Species Latrodectus katipo Powell, 1871  
                               Species Latrodectus lilianae Melic, 2000  
                               Species Latrodectus mactans (Fabricius, 1775) – southern black widow 
                               Species Latrodectus menavodi Vinson, 1863  
                               Species Latrodectus mirabilis (Holmberg, 1876)  
                               Species Latrodectus obscurior Dahl, 1902  
                               Species Latrodectus pallidus O. P.-Cambridge, 1872  
                               Species Latrodectus quartus Abalos, 1980  
                               Species Latrodectus renivulvatus Dahl, 1902  
                               Species Latrodectus revivensis Shulov, 1948  
                               Species Latrodectus rhodesiensis Mackay, 1972  
                               Species Latrodectus thoracicus Nicolet, 1849  
                               Species Latrodectus tredecimguttatus (Rossi, 1790)  
                               Species Latrodectus variegatus Nicolet, 1849  
                               Species Latrodectus variolus Walckenaer, 1837 – northern black widow 
       

 References
       
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  Source: World Spider Catalog, Version 11.0, website (version 11.0)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Platnick, Norman I. 2011. The World Spider Catalog, v.11.0. American Museum of Natural History. Database built by Robert J. Raven from the files underlying the website at http://research.amnh.org/iz/spiders/catalog/ DOI: 10.5531/db.iz.0001   
  Reference for: Latrodectus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Breene, R. G., D. Allen Dean, G. B. Edwards, Blain Hebert, Herbert W. Levi, Gail Manning, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Arachnids, Fifth Edition   
  Page(s): 42   
  Publisher: American Tarantula Society   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1-929427-11-5   
  Notes: The American Arachnological Society Committee on Common Names of Arachnids. Available online at http://atshq.org/downloads.php   
  Reference for: Latrodectus, widow spiders [English]   
       

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