White-tailed spider facts for kids
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L. Koch, 1866
L. Koch, 1873
The White-tailed spider is a Lampona murina. It is in the Lamponidae family. The female is 16 mm long in body length while the male is only 12 mm long in body length. Their habitat includes houses usually in crevices and sheds. It eats other spiders but the black house spider is its main meal. They like to come out at night. When this spider bites a human, it could cause necrotising arachnidism.
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