genus Latrodectus

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Related to genus Latrodectus: Latrodectus variolus
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Noun1.genus Latrodectus - venomous spidersgenus Latrodectus - venomous spiders      
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Theridiidae, Theridiidae - a family of comb-footed spiders
black widow, Latrodectus mactans - venomous New World spider; the female is black with an hourglass-shaped red mark on the underside of the abdomen
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Steppe spider, sometimes known as theMediterranean black widow is a species in the genus Latrodectus of the widow spiders.
The black widow spider genus Latrodectus (Araneae: Theridiidae): phylogeny, biogeography, and invasion history.
The redback spider is a member of the cosmopolitan genus Latrodectus , the widow spiders.