Do black widows spiders kill their mates?
Yes a female black widow spider will kill and eat her mate.
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No, not unless the person is terminally ill, elderly, or a young child. You can still get sick, almost like flu feeling.
Males are rarely seen and are relatively harmless. The female's bite is poisonous to humans and is sometimes fatal. This spider is not aggressive and bites humans only in defe…nse when threatened. . Yes. If they are not treated, they could lead to becoming comatose, seizures, paralysis or death. This is what I say. The two of you are both rigt but I have more to add the black widow can also lead to blindness
u grab a shoe that u dont like and smash it then throw the shoe away and then ur done ------------------------------------------------- There are many ways to kill a Bl…ack Widow spider. 1. Shoot it 2. Step on it 3. Squeeze it 4. Lasers too! 5. Cut it 6. Roll it over with a car, rolling chair, etc. 7. Vacuum it 8. Drown it 9. Suffocate it in a jar with no oxygen 10. Trap it in a jar and don't feed it for a long time This list can get much, much longer. All you have to do is use your imagination! Be creative. *NOTE* I would rather kill it in a quick, painless death. I have arachnophobia, but I still feel bad killing them slowly and painfully. Positiveness of Answer: 100% Jokypants1
Wacking iith a shoe ------------------------------------------------- There are many ways to kill a Black Widow spider. 1. Shoot it 2. Step on it 3. Squeeze it 4. Lasers to…o! 5. Cut it 6. Roll it over with a car, rolling chair, etc. 7. Vacuum it 8. Drown it 9. Suffocate it in a jar with no oxygen 10. Trap it in a jar and don't feed it for a long time This list can get much, much longer. All you have to do is use yourimagination! Be creative. *NOTE* I would rather kill it in a quick,painless death. I have arachnophobia, but I still feel bad killingthem slowly and painfully. These are things that will kill Black Widows: something heavy thatfalls on them grab and tear thorax off (please don't try) spraythem burn them flush with water stomp on
The black widow males sre the ony ones that have an ourglass on their abdomen and the bright redness is what attracts the female. That statement is incorrect. The female h…as the hourglass on her belly and is larger than the male. The male has red and yello and white on it back. ___________  The attraction has NOTHING to do with colors. Black Widow spiders are cobweb weavers that use their web as their "vision"... listening and feeling for vibrations through it. They have VERY poor vision. Attraction is via pheromones. Once the male "sniffs" out a female, he enters the web and does a tap dance on the silk lines and vibrates his body parts to "speak" to the female and let her know he is a male of her species and not prey. Attraction and mating in this kind of spider, again, has nothing to do with vision. By the way, both males and females have the hourglass on their underside. The previous person was correct that the female is larger than the male and that the male has some colorful markings. Immature females also have colorful markings. Black Widows are born nearly all white and gradually gain their dark color as they age.
They can, but deaths are rare. Yes a Black Widow can kill you but rarely people die from Black Widow bites. ---------------------------------------------------------------…------------------------------ They can cause seizures, breathing problems, twitching, and rarely death. Positiveness of Answer: 100% Jokypants1
That will balance her diet or he's been a bad boy...
yo mate. if I asked you that question you'd probably say...since that females eat the head off the males I suppose that yes but only for a short time.well theres' your answer!… No, brown recluse and black widow spiders are different species are thus cannot mate.
After mating once the female Black Widow is pregnant for life. The females have a special receptacle that stores sperm for as long as she lives. When her eggs mature, the fema…le spins a silk ball and deposits the eggs in the ball.(up to 400 at a time) after those tiny black widows exit the ball and scatter then the female Black Widow begins the process over and over until she dies. They can live for years. How may egg balls and young she will produce in her lifetime depends on how much food she captures.
Black Widows do not normally eat their mate. The only time they will is if they are very hungry.
(I can't believe someone previously answered "yes" to this, lol.) The answer is NO. They wouldn't even be allowed to get that close to one another without one attacking the …other. Each individual species has their own way of "talking" to their mate. Most of this communication is done through vibrations of the body parts and pheromones. The pheromones and vibration style of one species is completely different from those of another. They would not mistake one for the other. If a Hobo so much as touched the web of a Black Widow, it would instantly be wrapped up in silk and envenomated, then eaten. The genitalia of spiders is like a lock and key system. The mating pairs of a species fit together perfectly (the males' pedipalps and the females' epigynes). Something of a different species wouldn't even fit right, making mating impossible... especially in two species so incredibly different. Black Widows and Hobos belong to two completely different families.
Yes. A Black Widow spider kills its mate, thus the name "Black Widow".
Yes, she does. After mating with her husband, she kills and eats him.
Yes. After mating the female black widow usually eats the male.